TITLE

Welcoming Atripla

AUTHOR(S)
McManus, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Advocate;8/29/2006, Issue 969, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of the antiretroviral HIV/AIDS drug Atripla from Bristol-Mayers Squibb by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. When the first antiretroviral HIV/AIDS drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration 10 years ago, many patients were taking more than 20 pills just to stay alive. Now people with HIV and their doctors across the country are celebrating the approval of Atripla, the first single daily pill for the treatment of the disease. Atripla is the result of a unique partnership between Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences, two leading pharmaceutical companies.
ACCESSION #
22189141

 

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