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(convention, character)
In names of translation software, infix 2 often represents the word "to" with the connotation "translate to", as in dvi2ps (DVI to PostScript), int2string (integer to string) and texi2roff (Texinfo to [nt]roff).

gib

1. A steel strap used to clasp two members together.
2. Same as gib or jib door.
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The clinical benefits of didanosine for certain patients with HIV continue to outweigh its potential risks," but the decision to prescribe the drug "must be made on an individual basis between the treating physician and the patient," the FDA said.
The patients had been taking didanosine for months to years before developing noncirrhotic portal hypertension, and "definitive cases .
The FDA approves Bristol-Myers Squibb's enteric-coated didanosine (Videx EC) capsules.
In addition, after changes in therapy for hyperlactatemic patients (mainly interruption of stavudine and/or didanosine, identified as risk factors for hyperlactatemia), the proportion of patients with a lactate [greater than or equal to]2.
3]; at that time, HAART was changed to include ritonavir, indinavir, stavudine, and didanosine.
The agents in this class include: zidovudine (Retrovir[R]), didanosine (Videx[R]), zalcitabine (Hivid[R]), stavudine (Zerit[R]), lamivudine (Epivir[R]), lamivudine/ zidovudine (Combivir[R]), and the newest NRTI, abacavir (Ziagen[R]).
Concomitant antiretroviral agents used with NVP for PEP included zidovudine and lamivudine [10]; stavudine and lamivudine (three); zidovudine and didanosine (two); stavudine and didanosine (one); stavudine and indinavir (one); didanosine and indinavir (one); stavudine, didanosine, and ritonavir (one); lamivudine, didanosine, and nelfinavir (one); stavudine, lamivudine, nelfinavir, and saquinavir (one); and none (one).
The GPO also successfully manufactured didanosine, better known as ddI, in March.
Those taking the drugs hydroxyurea and didanosine may be especially likely to respond well, she says.
Didanosine (ddI, Dideoxyinosine, Videx), Bristol Myers-Squibb
Didanosine (ddI), for example, recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as the second commercially available anti-HIV drug, is mentioned only briefly as an experimental therapy.