azidothymidine


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azidothymidine:

see AZTAZT
or zidovudine
, drug used to treat patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS; also called azidothymidine. Originally developed in 1964 as an anticancer drug, AZT was never approved for that purpose.
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The toxicity of azidothymidine (AZT) in the treatment of patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex.
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1987) The efficacy of Azidothymidine (AZT) in the treatment of patients with AIDS and AIDS-Related Complex.
One compound that did not prove effective for its initial use but succeeded for a different use is azidothymidine (AZT), which failed to show efficacy against cancer but was later found to be the first medicine that was effective against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
A breakthrough came in 1986 with the use of azidothymidine, or AZT.
The combination azidothymidine + lamivudine + efavirenz (AZT + 3TC + EFV) was the most commonly prescribed, accounting for 21.
Reagen (886 E2d 194) in 1989, the state of Missouri failed in its effort to exclude certain Medicaid patients who did not meet FDA criteria from access to the anti-AIDS drug, azidothymidine.
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We ordered specific labs when indicated for patients placed on a medication with common side effects, such as anemia associated with azidothymidine and liver disease associated with nevirapine.
An evaluation of the synergistic antiviral effects of acemannan in combination with azidothymidine and acyclovir.
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