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prophylaxis for needle stick with hiv-positive blood

Sep 16, 1997

Dear Dr. Gallant, Could you specify the dosage of AZT, epivir, and crixivan (or other combinations if any) used for prophylaxis in healthcare workers who got stuck with needle contaminated with HIV-positive blood. And how long should the therapy continue. Thanks.

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The doses are: AZT (Retrovir) 300 mg twice daily


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