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News From the Food and Drug Administration
July 21, 2015

Children’s Antiretroviral Combo

JAMA. 2015;314(3):217. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8143

A new antiretroviral formulation recently given tentative approval from the FDA will make it easier for children with HIV and AIDS in middle- and low-income countries to take life-saving medication.

The formulation combines lopinavir and ritonavir into small oral pellets that can be mixed into a child’s food (http://bit.ly/1KjVyUy). The medication is heat stable and more palatable than currently available medication, making it particularly valuable for treating young children.

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