Zidovudine: The First AIDS Medicine
HEALTH: There is medicine to treat AIDS-not perfect, not a cure; but a medicine that can extend life and make it a little more comfortable for those stricken with the disease. For many AIDS patients, the medicine Zidovudine is a godsend. Zidovudine was first described in 1964.It was approved in the United States in 1987 […]
Changing ANTIRETROVIRAL Therapy due to Treatment Failure
HEALTH: If a clinical assessment indicates the presence of treatment failure based on the set criteria, the best approach is to switch to a second-line regimen after ruling out non-adherence. The new regimen should be comprised of at least two effective drugs to which the patients is naïve. Before changing to the second-line drug regimen, […]
More Than 25.6 Million People Globally Were Accessing Antiretroviral Therapy (ARV).
HEALTH: Zidovudine was first described in 1964.It was approved in the United States in 1987 and was the first treatment for HIV. It is on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system. It is available as a generic medication. Zidovudine: It is […]