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IAS 2017: Doravirine Combo Pill Looks Good for Initial HIV Treatment

A single-tablet regimen containing the next-generation NNRTI doravirine reduced HIV viral load as much as an efavirenz-based coformulation, but it had a more favorable side effect profile, according to results from the DRIVE-AHEAD studypresented at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) last month in Paris.

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IAS 2017: Boosted Darunavir Plus Lamivudine Matches 3-Drug Regimen

A combination of darunavir/ritonavir and lamivudine was just as effective as the same combination plus tenofovir, according to 24-week results from the ANDES study, presented at the recent 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) in Paris.

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IAS 2017: Acute Kidney Injury Uncommon on Tenofovir, No Link Seen to Bone Breaks

Doctors need to monitor patients regularly for kidney function if they are taking tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), especially if combined with ritonavir, according to a report at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) last month in Paris.

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IAS 2017: Trans Women Wary of Antiretroviral Drug and Hormone Interactions

Transgender women with HIV may be hesitant to use antiretroviral therapy (ART) or not take it as prescribed because of concerns about drug interactions with feminizing hormones, according to a presentation at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) last month in Paris.alt

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IAS 2017: Aim for $90-$90-$90 Target on HIV, Hepatitis, and TB Drug Prices, Study Says

HIV, hepatitis B and C, and tuberculosis (TB) can each be treated for less than $90 a year where generic drugs can be made available, Dzintars Gotham of Imperial College London reported at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) last month in Paris.

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