Pharmacy-refill measure of adherence to efavirenz can predict maintenance of HIV viral suppression.

@article{Saberi2008PharmacyrefillMO,
  title={Pharmacy-refill measure of adherence to efavirenz can predict maintenance of HIV viral suppression.},
  author={Parya Saberi and Nikki Caswell and Maria Amodio-Groton and Patricia Alpert},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={741-5}
}
The objective of this study was to determine if a lower rate of adherence (<95%) is sufficient to maintain HIV viral suppression in patients on an efavirenz-based regimen. This study was a retrospective review of pharmacy refill records at an HIV specialty pharmacy at Montefiore Medical Center's outpatient clinic. Data from 151 HIV-positive patients on an… CONTINUE READING