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Strategies for nevirapine initiation in HIV-infected children taking pediatric fixed-dose combination "baby pills" in Zambia: a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Fixed-dose combination scored dispersible stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine minitablets (Triomune Baby and Junior; Cipla Ltd) are simpler and cheaper than liquid formulations and have correct dose ratios for human immunodeficiency virus-infected children. However, they cannot be used for dose escalation (DE) of nevirapine. METHODS: Children were randomized to initiate antiretroviral therapy with full-dose (FD) nevirapine (Triomune Baby or Junior in the morning and evening) ver...

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10.1086/656628

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
51
Issue:
9
Pages:
1081-1089
Publication date:
2010-11-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:bb0bac48-c04f-4da5-aec4-00d33e9ed31c
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422895
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pubs:422895

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