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HIV patients benefit from dual drug treatment

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 18 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:360
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    Some patients with HIV infection are more likely to benefit from treatment using a combination of two enzyme inhibitors than with either of the drugs on its own, a new study has reported.

    For patients who have failed nucleoside analogue therapy, the protease inhibitor nelfinavir combined with the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor efavirenz is more effective than either of the drugs alone, said a report from Dr Mary Albrecht …

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