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  • n. an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow

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Examples

  • Since 2001 GSK allows Aspen Pharmacare to make and sell generic versions of Epivir (3TC), Retrovir (AZT) and Combivir for the public sector.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Some of the trademark GSK drugs mentioned in the AHF complaint are Retrovir, 3TC, Ziagen, Combivir, and Trizivir.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Epivir (3TC) has been cut by 45 percent to 35 cents per day and the price of Retrovir (AZT) has been lowered by 38 percent to 75 cents per day.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The pharmaceutical company announced it would also reduce the price of Epivir, commonly known at 3TC and Retrovir, also known as

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Combivir, already in use in Europe and the United States, combines the antiretrovirals Retrovir (zidovudine) and 3TC (lamivudine) in a single tablet.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Retrovir therapy she is unable to breast-feed her baby at all.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Grobler said preventative Retrovir therapy was not available on the essential drug list for the government's primary health care policy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One of Kahn's claims was that pregnant women with HIV were denied Retrovir therapy for the last month of pregnancy, even though it was a medically accepted fact that a baby's chances of getting the HIV infection were substantially less with the treatment, which costs about R500.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Even if the Retrovir treatment became available, she said, the health department would have to weigh up the cost of the treatment against the cost of providing Aids-infected mothers with free milk formula for their babies.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In 1987, Retrovir (also known as AZT) a treatment for AIDS, was introduced, and then, in 1995 Epivir, a further inhibitor for the treatment of AIDS, was introduced.

    Global Economic Pressures and the Quest for New Medicines

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