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Prioritizing Second-Line Antiretroviral Drugs for Adults and Adolescents: A Public Health Approach

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The concluding Report of a WHO working group meeting on the subject in May 2007, this document describes their consensus on preferred second-line ARV drugs for adults and adolescents. Two combinations were rated as highest priorities for NRTI background options, TDF+3TC and ABC+ddI. For the PI component, the working group ranked LPV/r and ATV/r as highest priorities. They also address prioritizing new pediatric ARV formulations on page 14.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Pharmacists, Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Area: Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications
Resource Type: Conference Abstracts and Reports