*  Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading, Leaving Sufferers Without Treatment Prospect | EmaxHealth
Tsai A, Weiser S, Petersen M, Ragland K, Bangsberg D. Effect of antidepressant medication treatment on ARV adherence and HIV-1 ... The antimalarial properties of antidepressants in vitro are supported by many studies.12 When added to anti-retrovirals, ... antidepressants can reduce HIV viral loads to undetectable.16 The authors of this study attribute this to adherence, seemingly ... 1996 Oct 28; 156(19):2233-8. 18. Lieb,J."Stimulating immune function to kill viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi." 2012 ...
  https://www.emaxhealth.com/11394/antibiotic-resistant-gonorrhoea-spreading-leaving-sufferers-without-treatment-prospect
*  Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS patients: a cross-sectional study in Southern Brazil
... patients taking antiretroviral medications ,4 times/day reported lower adherence than patients with antiretroviral medications ... and income and adherence to antiretroviral medication. In our study, the prevalence of adherence increased with the number of ... Self-reported adherence to antiretroviral medication among participants in HIV clinical trials; the AACTG Adherence Instruments ... adherence to antiretroviral therapy, self-efficacy expectations for adherence to antiretroviral therapy, outcome expectations ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2002001000010&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Adherence in antiretroviral therapy: a review of qualitative... : AIDS
Roberts KJ, Mann T. Barriers to antiretroviral medication adherence in HIV-infected women. AIDS Care 2000; 12:377-386.. * Cited ... As in the quantitative studies, social support was found to influence adherence to antiretroviral medication. Support from ... Adapting medication to life rather than life to medication is the first and most important strategy to promote adherence. For ... In HAART, adherence is of utmost importance. Poor adherence, indeed, may lead to medication failure, viral mutations and ...
  https://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Fulltext/2007/01300/Adherence_in_antiretroviral_therapy__a_review_of.1.aspx
*  An RCT of Peer Support and Pager Messaging to Promote Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence and Clinical Outcomes among Adults...
Two strategies to increase adherence to HIV antiretroviral medication: life-steps and medication monitoring. Behav Res Ther. ... Self-reported medication adherence was assessed with one item from the Simplified Medication Adherence Questionnaire (SMAQ)14 ... In an effort to address the widespread problem of non-adherence to antiretroviral medication, we developed peer and pager ... A randomized controlled trial of a peer support intervention targeting antiretroviral medication adherence and depressive ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2795576/?lang=en-ca
*  Terah Shelton Harris, Author at Minority Nurse
Research and Medications. Medications have changed significantly since combination antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) were first ... associated with early medications were themselves a barrier to adherence and compliance. Kim says toxicities associated with ... Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is capable of suppressing HIV viral replication in the body; however, it is ... The development of ARVs-medications for the treatment of infection by retroviruses like HIV-has resulted in greater control of ...
  http://minoritynurse.com/author/sheltonharris/
*  The Impact of Neuropsychological Functioning on Adherence to HAART in HIV-Infected Substance Abuse Patients
Adherence to antiretroviral medications in HIV: Difference in data collected via self-report and electronic monitoring. Health ... Adherence to antiretroviral medications is commonly assessed using self-report measures or electronic pill caps (i.e., ... A prospective study of predictors of adherence to combination antiretroviral medication. J Gen Intern Med. 2002;17:756-765. [ ... An observed performance test of medication management ability in HIV: Relation to NP status and medication adherence outcomes. ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2856567/
*  Integrated Prevention Services for HIV Infection, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis for Persons...
Adverse effects of medications can include the effects of HIV antiretroviral medications on liver, kidney, and neurologic ... Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected methadone patients: effect of ongoing illicit drug use. Am J Drug ... Antiretroviral adherence and HIV treatment outcomes among HIV/HCV co-infected injection drug users: the role of methadone ... Medication-assisted therapy with methadone or buprenorphine is highly effective for opioid addiction; it can promote adherence ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6105a1.htm?s_cid=rr6105a1_w
*  Harm Reduction for Injecting Drug Users | AIDSFree
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) for PWID living with HIV Prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections Condom ... or other medications/therapies is associated with declines in HIV-related risk factors, such as injecting drug use and the ... Adherence to Antiretroviral Medications among Persons Who Inject Drugs in Transitional, Low and Middle Income Countries: An ... Antiretroviral therapy and medication-assisted treatment are also only available to a tiny minority of PWID in PEPFAR countries ...
  https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/pkb/combination/harm-reduction-injecting-drug-users?tab=tools
*  The impact of alcohol on HIV prevention and treatment for South Africans in primary healthcare
Adherence to antiretroviral medication. ART works suboptimally in a non-adherent patient; resistance to antiretroviral (ARV) ... Alcohol and adherence to antiretroviral medications: interactive toxicity beliefs among people living with HIV', Journal of the ... Moreover, alcohol undermines adherence to the medication which is essential for effective ART. CONCLUSION: Primary healthcare ... Hendershot, C.S., Stoner, S.A., Pantalone, D.W. & Simoni, J.M., 2009, 'Alcohol use and antiretroviral adherence: Review and ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2223-62792014000100010&lang=en
*  Whats the out look on HIV treatment and long-term prognosis? - Forum on Strategies for Treatment-Experienced HIVers - TheBody...
... a HAART regimen that is producing side effects that significantly reduce quality of life when other antiretroviral medications ... Medical treatment of HIV infection is effective, but demanding in that high level adherence to therapy is crucial. Researchers ... However, as a suffer of HIV and although not on medication I have a few questions I require to be answered if possible.. ... If someone started HAART several years prior it may be difficult to know if symptoms are related to the medications. But if ...
  http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/TreatExp/Q173004.html
*  News Briefs - TheBody.com
... and some are known to interact with antiretroviral medications. [Ed. Note: the new statin drug rosuvastatin (Crestor) appears ... But this study suggests that adherence is more important than when HAART is initiated. Subjects who achieved poor adherence had ... Adherence More Important Than CD4 Cell Count. In the November 18, 2003 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, Evan Wood, Ph. ... Antiretroviral therapy may not prevent brain damage related to HIV, even if it reduces blood viral load, according to a study ...
  http://www.thebody.com/content/art2536.html
*  Treatment Goals | Adult and Adolescent ARV | AIDSinfo
Conditions that promote adherence should be maximized before and after initiation of ART (see Adherence to Antiretroviral ... Suboptimal adherence may result in reduced treatment response. Incomplete adherence can result from complex medication regimens ... Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has reduced HIV-related morbidity and mortality at all stages of HIV infection1-4 and has reduced ... Early versus standard antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected adults in Haiti. N Engl J Med. Jul 15 2010;363(3):257-265. ...
  https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/html/1/adult-and-adolescent-treatment-guidelines/9/treatment-goals
*  Electronic Intervention for HIV Medication Adherence - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
currently prescribed a Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) regimen. *prescribed a regimen for the first time, changing ... HIV medication adherence [ Time Frame: up to 6 months ]. Self-reported adherence to HIV medications will be assessed using the ... Self-efficacy for adherence to HIV medications will be assessed using the HIV-ASES (Johnson et al., 2007). The HIV-ASES is a 12 ... Electronic Intervention for HIV Medication Adherence. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01291485?order=37
*  Developmental Core - UNC Center for AIDS Research
Masa R, Chowa G, and Nyirenda V (2017b). Barriers and facilitators of antiretroviral therapy adherence in rural Eastern ... Medical record reviews are completed, including HIV risk factors, health maintenance, medications (including antiretrovirals), ... Additionally, patients complete a patient reported outcomes (PRO) survey, including data on antiretroviral therapy adherence, ... medication adherence and HIV, or whatever you are interested in), and NIH Institute that you think is the best fit for you. ...
  http://unccfar.org/portfolio/developmental/
*  Saúde Pública - Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a qualitative study with physicians from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Adherence...
Physician-patient relationships, patient satisfaction, and antiretroviral medication adherence among HIV-infected adults ... Physician estimates of adherence and the patient-physician relationship as a setting to improve adherence to antiretroviral ... Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a qualitative study with physicians from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ... Barriers to adherence identified in in-depth interviews are summarized below.. Barriers to ART adherence related to patient- ...
  https://scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-311X2005000500015&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  The cameroon mobile phone sms (CAMPS) trial: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial of mobile phone text messaging versus...
Telephone support to improve antiretroviral medication adherence: a multisite, randomized controlled trial. J Acquir Immune ... Survival and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in an era of decreasing drug cost in Limbe, Cameroon. Proceedings of the 14th ... Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Assessed by Drug Level Monitoring and Self-Report in Cameroon. J Acquir Immune Def Syndr. ... No Complacency about adherence to antiretroviral therapy in sub-saharan Africa. AIDS. 2005;12:1243-1249. doi: 10.1097/01.aids. ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC3023676/?lang=en-ca
*  James Kahn | Stanford Medicine Profiles
PEP consisted of 4 weeks of antiretroviral medications and individually tailored risk-reduction and medication-adherence ... Antiretroviral medications, if clinically tolerated, should be continued during combination chemotherapy. Future therapies will ... Antiretroviral resistance was detected in many source subjects who reported any use of antiretrovirals and was rare among ... Source subjects reported high rates of past (78%) and current (69%) antiretroviral use; 46% of those using antiretroviral drugs ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/james-kahn
*  Antiretroviral Treatment Is HIV Prevention: The Proof Is Here - Redorbit
Adherence to the daily PrEP medication was very high "" more than 97% of dispensed doses of the study medications were taken. ... and by 78 percent among trial participants believed to be taking study medications (95% CI 41.2 to 93.6, p=0.0053). Adherence ( ... The study provides strong evidence that a daily oral dose of antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection can reduce HIV ... Antiretroviral Treatment Is HIV Prevention: The Proof Is Here. by Sam Savage ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/2080789/antiretroviral_treatment_is_hiv_prevention_the_proof_is_here/
*  PPT - Antiretroviral Drug Resistance PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 3e1cd-MmRjN
closely linked to poor adherence to ARVs. *Adolescents are notoriously horrible at taking chronic medications ... Adherence, Resistance and Antiretroviral Therapy - Adherence, Resistance and Antiretroviral Therapy. Lucille Sanzero Eller, PhD ... Adherence, Resistance and Antiretroviral Therapy - 2. Describe assessment of determinants of adherence to ART. ... Dosage, side ... Module 3 Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Sideeffects Resistance Monitoring Drugregimens - On time good drug level. Following ...
  http://www.powershow.com/view/3e1cd-MmRjN/Antiretroviral_Drug_Resistance_powerpoint_ppt_presentation
*  HIV Treatment Guidelines Updated for Adults and Adolescents - TheBody.com
Also in the revised Guidelines is a section on the importance of adherence to therapy. "Extraordinarily high rates of adherence ... A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017. 'Caring at Its Essence': HIV Nurses Recall Pivotal Moments ... we know that we cannot eradicate HIV infection with currently available medications," says Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of ... "We are very concerned about a number of toxicities associated with the long-term use of antiretroviral drugs," says Dr. Fauci ...
  http://www.thebody.com/content/art6747.html
*  The Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection on HIV Progression Before and After Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Finally, we examined the role of exposure to antiretroviral medications and changes in immune and virologic parameters during ... Reduced immune efficacy of HAART among HCV+ subjects could be explained by poorer adherence. We did not have data on adherence ... The Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection on HIV Progression Before and After Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy ... Thus, the medications that could provide the most benefit may not be well tolerated in this group of patients. For these ...
  http://www.natap.org/2003/aug/081803_6.htm
*  Maintaining HIV Therapies, Adherence Conference Excerpts: Part 2 of 3 - TheBody.com
"Since I started taking antiretroviral medications in 1996, I wanted to mitigate the side effects as much as possible. For ... The panelists discussed specific issues regarding pregnancy and adherence to an antiretroviral regimen, agreeing that pregnant ... "I have to take these medications to live, to stay healthy, and I don't let things interrupt that. I have to put my medications ... If a patient has a problem with a particular medication, it is important to stop all medications, and not just the one that ...
  http://www.thebody.com/content/art30586.html
*  Patient Safety-focused Medication Therapy Management: Challenges Affecting Future Implementation | AHRQ Archive
Ethnic disparities in adherence to antihypertensive medications of Medicare Part D beneficiaries. J Am Geriatr Soc 2012 Jul; 60 ... Sustained viral suppression in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy. JAMA 2012 Jul 25; 308(4):339-42. [Second ... Associating medication adherence with improved outcomes: a systematic literature review. Am J Pharm Benefits 2012 Jul-Aug; 4(4 ... Addressing Gaps in Care: Impact of barrier-specific medication adherence intervention. Am J Pharm Benefits 2012 Jul/Aug; 4(4): ...
  https://archive.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/articles-of-interest/72712.html
*  Policy Frameworks
Use of antiretroviral medications, including dosage and duration. *Toxicity of and adherence to therapy ... Considerations for Using Antiretroviral Agents. Decisions to provide antiretroviral agents to persons after possible non- ... Antiretroviral therapy is not recommended in an individual who has had sexual contact with a person of unknown risk or at low- ... the patient's adherence to the drug(s) prescribed;. *where the source is known; their clinical circumstances, level of viraemia ...
  http://www.health.wa.gov.au/circularsnew/circular.cfm?Circ_ID=11934
*  Behavioral Depression Treatment for African American HIV-infected Substance Users - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Adherence to Anti-Retroviral Medications Questionnaire (ACTG; Chesney, Morin, & Sherr, 2000) [ Time Frame: ACTG will be ... In addition, medication adherence is addressed with the Life Steps HIV medication adherence intervention (Safren, Otto, & Worth ... In addition, medication adherence is addressed with the Life Steps HIV medication adherence intervention (Safren, Otto, & Worth ... ACT HEALTHY: A Combined Cognitive-Behavioral Depression and Medication Adherence Treatment for HIV-Infected Substance Users. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01351454?order=28