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An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC) Img

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): 3TC/ZDV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

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Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine) Img

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

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What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs?

What Is Combivir?

Combivir is a pill that contains two ...

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Combivir

Brand name: Combivir

Generic name: lamivudine/zidovudine, or 3TC/AZT

Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination

Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com, (877) 844-8872

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Ziagen Pills Found in Fake Combivir Packaging

Dear Community Member,

We would like to call to your attention an apparent third-party tampering that caused misbranding of Ziagen® (abacavir sulfate) Tablets as Combivir® (lamivudine and zidovudine) Tablets and employed counterfeit labels for Combi...

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Aurobindo Receives Tentative FDA Approval to Produce Generic Version of Combivir for PEPFAR

FDA on Friday granted tentative approval to Indian generic drug manufacturer Aurobindo Pharma to produce a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Combivir for inclusion in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Reuters reports. Combivir is a f...

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U.S. Approves Emtriva; Gilead Hopes Viread/Emtriva Combo Will Compete With Combivir

Gilead Sciences received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration Wednesday for a new once-a-day AIDS drug, Emtriva. Known generically as emtricitabine, Emtriva is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Gilead now hopes to combine Emt...

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GlaxoSmithKline Alerts Patients, Pharmacists and Physicians to Watch for Third-Party Tampering That Incorrectly Labels Ziagen as Combivir

Philadelphia -- GlaxoSmithKline announced today that the company has received four reports of suspect bottles containing 60 tablets of Combivir (lamivudine plus zidovudine) that actually contained another medicine, Ziagen (abacavir sulfate) Tablets. ...

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FDA Approves First Combination Drug for AIDS

On Friday, Sept. 26, FDA approved a combination of AZT (zidovudine) and 3TC (lamivudine) for treating AIDS and HIV infection. Combining these two drugs, which are commonly prescribed with one another, into one tablet could decrease the number of pill...