Epivir-Kaletra Combination As Effective As Triple Drug Therapy

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

A recent open-label Phase III study shows that a combination therapy with Epivir (lamivudine) and Kaletra (lopinavir-ritonavir) is as effective as the standard triple drug treatment plan for HIV. The standard treatment involves Kaletra with two nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). This study involved 426 HIV-positive and treatment-na├»ve patients, and the results were presented at […]

Triple-drug Therapy with Epivir for HIV-Positive Indian Women

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

HIV positive pregnant women from India will receive a three-drug treatment for the first time to reduce the risk of transmitting the infection to their newborns. The program will be launched specifically across the state of Maharashtra, India soon. A three-day test phase was launched in the town of Pimpri, Maharashtra on October 3, 2013, […]