Injectable Monthly ART Is On the Horizon

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Source: NEJM Journal Watch

A dose-finding study revealed impressive efficacy and safety.

 

Combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) is far simpler than it was 2 decades ago, and it entails many fewer adverse effects. Even so, some patients do not adhere to daily oral medications, not even well-tolerated, single-dose combinations. For these patients, a regimen of monthly injected drugs cannot arrive too soon.