TITLE

FDA approves tesamorelin for HIV-related lipodystrophy

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 24, p2082
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
56584746

 

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