Published in AIDS Weekly, July 21st, 1997
With drug treatments costing as much as $18,000 per person per year, it would be irresponsible to waste any drugs, said a 29-year-old AIDS patient.
He and others he knows who have HIV or AIDS follow an unwritten code of not throwing away drugs that could be used by others. "If I've stopped taking a drug and I know someone else who can use it, of course, I'm going to give him the medication," Upton said.
Physicians also encourage their...
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