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An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

... zye-DOE-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, Azidothymidine, ZDV, Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Zidovudine, also known as AZT, ZDV, or Retrovir, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs
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IS AZT STILL USED?

I TAKE TRIZIVIR AND KALETRA. DO THESE DRUGS CONTAIN AZT?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Trizivir is AZT + 3TC + abacavir. AZT remains a very useful drug in a variety of settings. KH Read more »

AZT related Anemia

What other HIV drugs, other than Combivir, contain AZT and therefore may cause anemia?
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloGood question. It gets confusing when the same drug has many names. AZT was the name given to the infamous drug during clinical trials, and it has continued to be used by many. Zidovudine is the generic Read more »

AZT (Retrovir) & Pregnancy How to know if your resistient to AZT

In 1988 I had a child. 3 months later I was informed her father tested positive. So did I. The baby did not. 1990 - 1991 I took AZT (Retrovir) 1 pill 5 x a day. Then stopped taking it. In 1993 I became pregnant again. Started taking AZT again...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...less than 1%; the therapy that reduces your viral load to less than 50 can include many different drugs and need not include AZT.JLS. Read more »

AZT TONGUE PIGMENTATION- AZT 2 ever?

Hi Doctor Young, Does AZT cause a nasty looking pigmenation (black to purple spots to develop on the inside of the tongue and mouth?) Does the AZT that is offered as medicine today in combination with other drugs still produce this result? AZT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Zidovudine (ADV, AZT) can cause hyperpigmentation of nails and skin- I suppose that it could cause hyperpigmentation of the tongue, but I am not aware Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...have been approved. Several are available under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Zidovudine is also known as azidodeoxythymidine, AZT or ZDV. Zidovudine was the first drug approved for the treatment of HIV. It is a nucleoside analog reverse... Read more »
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AZT Resistance Predicts Poor Outcome

...Several studies presented at the 4th National Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections evaluated the effect of AZT resistance codon mutations on outcome. One of the most important studies presented by David Katzenstein and other... Read more »
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Session 50, Abstract 377: d4T+3TC versus AZT+3TC

... Shattering the synergy story A number of trials showed that the combination of d4T+3TC is at least aseffective as AZT+3TC, suggesting that d4T may be more attractive than AZT aspart of a combination therapy regimen for many patients. Foudraine Read more »
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Poster Session 42169: Antiviral Effect of AZT versus D4T in Combination with 3TC and Indinavir in the Context of a Population-Based Study

...In addition to this study's 'top-line' finding -- that d4T/3TC/indinavir is as effective as AZT/3TC/indinavir at reducing viral load -- the data presented in this study are significant for two further reasons. First, Dr. Read more »
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AZT...

Posted by Anonymous
...AZT...estas en linea o tienes algun correo de msn para contactarte, me gustaria mucho que expusieras tus ideas y aclararas algunas Read more »

quiero creer azt ,explicate

Posted by Anonymous
...,los americanos son los mayores fascista despues de hitler o por encima y se que no dudarian en matar millones de vidas con los azt si les diera fructiferos dividendos Read more »

azt cual link??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
we...no pusiste ningun link y luego no quieres que te digan sonzo...jajajajaja Read more »

janis da ejemplo y tomate un kilo de azt

Posted by Anonymous
...la puta de tu madre tener una asesina de hija por ke lo de puta es muy flojo para ti gaurra ojala des positivo y te hartes de azt Read more »