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Raltegravir potassium 871038-72-1

Raltegravir potassium is a human immunodeficiency virus integrase strand transfer inhibitor. The drug is soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol and methanol as well. The pharmaceutically acceptable salt has been approved for the treatment of HIV-1. The multinational pharmaceutical, Merck has signed an agreement with MPP (Medicines Patent Pool) to license its intellectual property[…]

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On August 12, 2013 Viiv Healthcare proudly announced the FDA approval of the integrase inhibitor, Dolutegravir to combat the HIV virus. Known as the brand name Tivicay, Dolutegravir is typically used in combination with other antiretroviral medications to treat patients with AIDS, ages twelve and older. With many patients living longer while being infected with[…]

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As a successful nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, Etravirine, CAS number 269055-15-4 is also known as the brand name Intelence. With the patent for Intelence set to expire for Janssen on November 5, 2019, additional research and development offering generic formulations of this effectual treatment for AIDS is sure to proliferate. Last year Etravirine was approved[…]

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The recent headlines proclaiming a cure for a Mississippi baby who had been exposed to the HIV virus which causes AIDS have captivated the world. This child was born to an HIV positive mother who had not received any prenatal care to reduce the transmission of the virus. Dr. Hannah Gay, who treated the baby,[…]

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In June of 1981 the first known cases of AIDS in the United States were reported. Currently there are over 1.7 million people in the United States infected with HIV-1, the virus which causes AIDS, and over more then 600,000 Americans have already died from this ultimately fatal disease. With 1.2 million Americans estimated to[…]

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AIDS is a global pandemic whose cure has eluded scientists and doctors for more than 2 decades. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which progressively undermines the strength of the immune system until such a time that the body becomes incapable of fighting off infections and vulnerable to opportunistic[…]

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Plerixafor is a new compound that can be used as an effective drug to cure cancer patients. This drug is an immunostimulant and is used to increase hematopoietic stem cells in patients suffering from cancer. The stem cells are then transplanted into the patients. Initially, this drug was developed to help HIV patients because it[…]

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