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, […]