Posts Tagged ‘bevirimat’

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June 16th, 2010

Another HIV Drug Development Program Bows Out

Last month, Avexa announced that they will not be going forward with their development of the investigational NRTI apricitabine. Now Myriad says its program to develop bevirimat is closing as well. The problems with these drugs — twice daily dosing with apricitabine, formulation and mixed responses with bevirimat — are not the real story here, since arguably we […]


November 22nd, 2008

“Salvage” Rx for HIV: Macro Good News, Micro Bad News

I’ve written before how the number of treatment experienced patients who have no options for successful therapy has dwindled to a tiny — but unfortunate — few.  Darunavir, maraviroc, raltegravir, and etravirine (in order of FDA approval) are that good. Two presentations at recent scientific meetings confirmed the staggering efficacy of these newer drugs. Notably, both […]


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