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News Flash!! Once-a-Day Triple NRTI Warning

October 27, 2003

A note from TheBody.com: Since this article was written, the HIV pandemic has changed, as has our understanding of HIV/AIDS and its treatment. As a result, parts of this article may be outdated. Please keep this in mind, and be sure to visit other parts of our site for more recent information!

Gilead Sciences, Inc., the manufacturer of the anti-HIV medication Tenofovir (Viread) today issued a "Dear Health Care Professional" letter (click here to view) describing high rates of virologic failure in patients treated with a "once-a-day" triple NRTI regimen that contains: Didanosine (ddI, Videx EC), Lamivudine (3TC, Epivir), and Tenofovir (Viread). This letter is somewhat technical and difficult to understand. Please call Roberto González at 206-957-1659 or 1-888-399-7837 if you would like further explanation.


A note from TheBody.com: Since this article was written, the HIV pandemic has changed, as has our understanding of HIV/AIDS and its treatment. As a result, parts of this article may be outdated. Please keep this in mind, and be sure to visit other parts of our site for more recent information!



  
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This article was provided by Seattle Treatment Education Project. It is a part of the publication STEP Ezine.
 
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