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Oct 26, 2002

Is the current AZT the exact same from the late 1980s or has it been modified a little to be more effective with less side effects ?


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The compound, zidovudine (AZT, ZDV) is the same. The formulation of the medication and the dosing has changed dramatically since the late 1980's-- resulting in fewer side effects. -BY

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