This trial is evaluating whether NP-PC PrEP will improve 2 primary outcomes in patients with Hiv. Measurement will happen over the course of 1 year.
This trial requires 100 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. NP-PC PrEP is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. Some patients will receive a placebo treatment. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"Although a variety of causes can manifest at any age, hiv was an important cause of death in all age subgroups. HIV deaths were more common in individuals younger than 25 who smoked cigarettes." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Human Immunodeficiency Viral HIV infection is typically known for affecting people of African ancestry. HIV infection occurs mostly among men who have sex with men, especially in North and South America, and it is responsible for the majority of reported deaths worldwide." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"In most years fewer than two persons get hiv, and the general lack of incidence in many of the U.S. population is likely driven by the fact that most of the time an HIV-infected person remains asymptomatic." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Patients with HIV who develop and maintain a durable undetectable viral load are well treated. These patients have a greater chance of avoiding disease progression, shorter and increased survival time to immunologic failure, and improved quality of life. With the current HIV drug treatment and with proper counseling, hiv can be cured." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The major symptoms at diagnosis are: (i) fever: HIV infection is the cause of chronic fever in up to 80% of HIV patients. Seizures are an uncommon but characteristic effect of HIV. In a survey of 101 AIDS patients in Los Angeles, the most frequent causes of seizures were toxoplasmosis (40%), untreated HIV infection (13%), cocaine use (12%), and cryptococcal meningitis (7%). Myelopathy, central nervous system opportunistic infections and the AIDS dementia complex are rare but serious complications of AIDS and can cause seizures. Severe immunodeficiency is a common contributor to increased neuropathology." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Individuals, couples, and entire communities at risk for HIV/AIDS may share risk factors to the virus. Effective prevention requires awareness of multiple transmission pathways, including sexual, shared needle, or public/private needles transmission pathways." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Common treatments for hiv infection include the use of various antiretroviral agents. Two of the most commonly used for antiretroviral therapy are lamivudine and nevirapine. These agents are similar in their potency and have similar side effects. The most common side effects that occur when using these agents includes nausea. The use of lamivudine and nevirapine can also reduce sexual function in hiv." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Results from a recent paper provide some insight into the use of nP-PC as a stand-alone treatment. However, while it may be effective for many patients, it is not a cure therapy and requires further study in clinical trials." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The treatment of HIV infection has continued to show advances over the years. The use of drugs that can directly target the virus itself, and the use of drugs to decrease the virus replication and increase host immunity are the current trends for the treatment of HIV." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"All patients received the vaccine. Patient satisfaction was high with only negligible side effects. Positive reactions to vaccine were rare. The vaccine was an acceptable alternative to conventional needle sharing\n\n- "" - Anonymous Online Contributor
"A history of sexual activity is frequently cited as a reason for the utilization of a HIV testing. However, among the reasons cited was not having ever been tested for the HIV virus and being unaware of the infection's consequences." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Preparing those with HIV to perform their daily living activities at home was a practical, cost-effective strategy that significantly improved the quality of life of the participants of the study even when compared to those receiving standard care alone." - Anonymous Online Contributor