Nevirapine Regimen Reduces Risk of HIV Transmission From Breast-Feeding--at Least in the Short Term

Doskoch, P.
September 2008
International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p150
Academic Journal
The article looks at the short term effects of the anti-retroviral drug nevirapine on instances of HIV transmission from breast feeding. A regimen of nevirapine was found to reduce HIV transmission in babies who are breast-fed for six weeks following birth. The author considers the need for mothers in developing countries to breast feed their infants regardless of HIV infections.


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