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- (pharmacy) The compound 2'-3'-dideoxycytidine, a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, formerly used in antiretroviral therapy
1997 July 4, B. Autran et al., “Positive Effects of Combined Antiretroviral Therapy on CD4 T Cell Homeostasis and Function in Advanced HIV Disease”, in Science, volume 277, number 5322, DOI:10.1126/science.277.5322.112, pages 112-116:
- Patients received 600 mg/day of ritonavir (Abbott Laboratories) for 14 days, after which were added 600 mg/day of zidovudine (Retrovir, Glaxo-Wellcome) and 6 mg/day of zalcitabine (Hivid, Roche) with treatment maintenance for 12 months.
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