Zalcitabine offers new option for AIDS patients

Rodgers, Katie
September 1994
Drug Topics;9/5/94, Vol. 138 Issue 17, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the zalcitabine drug as a treatment option for AIDS patients. Comparative study with didanosine; Common adverse events observed; Hivid monotherapy from Hoffman-La Roche.


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