Feb 13, 2011
are there any more research regarding this drug in greatly reducing latent infected cells (dormant hiv cells), or possibly combining it with haart. last study i read, if accurate, a daily dosage for 16-18 weeks reduced dormant hiv cells by 75%...if taken long term, would it be possible to continue eradicate the remaining dormant cells?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Several studies have recently been published and do not find any significant effect of valproic acid on latent reservoirs, either with our without ongoing HIV treatment.
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