Maraviroc for Treatment-Naive Patients with HIV-1 Infection: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Sax, Paul E.
March 2010
Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/15/2010, Vol. 201 Issue 6, p797
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the concerns related to maraviroc, a treatment for HIV-infected patients. It mentions that the approved maraviroc, by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is said to be used to treat patients using CCR5 receptor (R5 virus). It states that the downside of maraviroc is having no antiviral activity against non-CCR5 viruses.


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