Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 13th, 2004
"An evaluation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System identified that patients co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus and chronic hepatitis C virus who were treated with a regimen of ribavirin and didanosine, with or without stavudine, were at increased risk for events associated with mitochondrial toxicity, including fatal hepatic failure, peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, and symptomatic hyperlactatemia/lactic acidosis," investigators in the United States report.
"In response, the...
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