Low-dose HIV drug combo works as well as standard dose in children

07/8/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A low-dose combination of lopinavir and ritonavir was as effective as the standard dose in reducing viral loads in HIV-positive children, according to a study presented at the International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention. Children who received the low-dose regimen also showed significantly lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared with those treated with the standard dose.

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