Jan 3, 2004
Will Capravirine be approved as an anti-hiv drug for treatment in 2004? Do you think so or no?
Response from Dr. Pierone
I know that capravirine is a second generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) that works against some strains of virus that are resistant to other NNRTI's (Sustiva, Viramune). Development had been put on hold for a while, but it is back in clinical trials. I don't think that it is on track for 2004 but I assume more data will be presented at the February 2004 Retrovirus conference and that may give us a better sense of where it is in development. Thanks for posting.
Possible transmission from hair removal
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.