Sep 1, 2010
What do we need to do to prevent pre-mature aging of body cells?
Response from Dr. Henry
If available and depending on the nature of the problems with stavudine, it is most often switched to tenofovir or abacavir (if HLA B5701 negative or low risk for hypersensitivity reactio) or ziduvudine. Avoiding premature aging in the setting of HIV infection is a hot research topic for which no easy answers though good treatment of HIV infection remains important to improve long term health outcomes. KH
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