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- noun An antiretroviral drug, C8H11N3O3S, that is a nucleoside analog and inhibits replication of HIV by inhibiting reverse transcriptase.
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- noun medicine A
nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, 2',3'-dideoxy-3'-thiacytidine that is used for the treatment of HIVand chronic hepatitis B
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- noun a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV
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In addition to interferon, a drug called lamivudine also called 3TC or Epivir may be an effective option to treat your chronic HBV infection.
The Caesar scientists gave a drug called lamivudine to 1,895 patients from around the world who were already taking zidovudine - also known as AZT, which is the first drug found to have a beneficial effect on HIV-positive patients, Lancet said.
Mylan will make available its second-line antiretroviral treatments -- atazanavir, ritonavir, tenofovir and lamivudine.
The four drugs will be available in three pills, with tenofovir and lamivudine combined into a single pill, for $475 a year.
A cocktail of second-line treatments for adults -- combining tenofovir, lamivudine and lopinavir/ritonavir -- has been discounted to about $659 a year, down from prevalent market prices ranging from $1,000 to more than $4,000 a year in low - and middle-income countries, respectively, said Anil Soni, the Clinton foundation's chief operating officer.
Clinton added the this new line of AIDS treatment is made affordable through a reduction in the prices of first line treatment that combines the drugs tenofovir, lamivudine and efavirenz.
Combivir made by Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC contains lamivudine and zidovudine.
SIMBA treated 397 infants in Rwanda and Kampala with a syrup containing either lamivudine or nevirapine -- both powerful antiretroviral drugs -- during a three - to four-month period of breastfeeding and the month subsequent to weaning.
Aspen's package includes one pill that is the generic equivalent of Combivir made by GlaxoSmithKline PLC of the United Kingdom and contains two drugs, lamivudine and zidovudine.
Cipla's Triomune, which combines lamivudine, stavudine and nevirapine in a single tablet, were carried out in compliance with required standards.