Maripat Toye

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BACKGROUND Rigorous adherence to antiretroviral medication regimens is necessary to achieve and maintain undetectable viral levels. This study describes adherence in a population of children with HIV infection. METHODS Caregivers of HIV-infected children were interviewed about their experiences with administration of medications for treatment of HIV,(More)
We conducted a prospective evaluation for evidence of the HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome of 26 children infected with HIV-1. Six children had evidence of body fat redistribution. Nine children showed laboratory evidence of insulin resistance. All children with body fat distribution or insulin resistance had been treated with protease inhibitors.(More)
BACKGROUND Alternatives to the available stavudine-containing paediatric fixed-dose combination (FDC) tablets are rapidly needed due to concerns regarding the cumulative toxicity of long-term stavudine exposure. We report the bioavailability and short-term safety of a novel paediatric FDC tablet of zidovudine (ZDV)/lamivudine (3TC)/nevirapine (NVP; 30/15/28(More)
BACKGROUND Pediatric fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) are needed to facilitate antiretroviral therapy in children. We evaluated the relative bioavailability, safety, and therapeutic adequacy of a novel chewable pediatric FDC tablet of stavudine (7 mg), lamivudine (30 mg), and nevirapine (50 mg), referred to as GPO-VIR S7, and compared it with the individual(More)
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