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Abacavir's Trials and Tribulations

The thirteenth HIV drug is about to enter the market: After a day's worth of agonized debate, the FDA Antiviral Advisory Committee recommended approval of Glaxo Wellcome's abacavir (brand name: Ziagen) by a 7-2 vote. At Treatment Issues' press time, ...

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Abacavir at Last

Glaxo Wellcome has finally announced the start of an expanded access program for its much heralded nucleoside analog abacavir. To qualify, they need only be "failing or intolerant to standard therapy and, in the judgment of the physician, unable to c...

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1592: Where Are You? People With AIDS Demand Real Expanded Access for Glaxo's New AIDS Drug 1592

What is 1592?

Glaxo's new drug, 1592, may be as strong as some of the protease inhibitors. It's from a different family of AIDS drugs, called nucleosides. For people who have taken all the AIDS drugs -- 1592 may be their only hope.

GLAXO'S Underwhe...