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tipranavir,what do you mean by compassionate acess
Mar 2, 2005

I have been on tipranavir500mg.2,s a day,ritonavir200mg.s2's a dayvidex400mg.sday+epivir150mgs.2'sa day this May will be 3years.My viral load is undetectable.My Tcells stay around180. I am starting to have a lot of gastro. problems recently.Whatdoes ompassionate acess mean?

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Compassionate access (also termed early access or expanded access) refers to programs where the FDA and the sponsoring company allows needy patients to receive a new drug prior to FDA approval. KH

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