antiretrovirals

antiretrovirals is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide.

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General Use

The goal of antiretroviral therapy in the management of HIV infection is to improve CD4 cell counts and ↓ viral load. If accomplished, this generally results in slowed progression of the disease, improved quality of life, and ↓ opportunistic infections. Perinatal use of agents also prevents transmission of the virus to the fetus. Post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis with certain antiretrovirals is also recommended.

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TY - ELEC T1 - antiretrovirals ID - 50927 A1 - Quiring,Courtney, AU - Sanoski,Cynthia A, AU - Vallerand,April Hazard, BT - Davis's Drug Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Davis-Drug-Guide/50927/all/antiretrovirals PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 16 DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -