FDA approves tesamorelin for HIV-related lipodystrophy

Traynor, Kate
December 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 24, p2082
Academic Journal
The article presents the approval of tesamorelin for HIV-infected patients with lipodystrophy by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrator (FDA). It states that the first-drug approved in the country is a synthetic analogue of growth hormone-releasing factor. It also discusses the pharmacology of tesamorelin including dosage, indication and contraindication.


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