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US FDA approves raltegravir for treatment of HIV-1 in neonates

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eMediNexus    13 December 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication of the HIV drug raltegravir (Isentress, Merck) beyond adults and children aged 2 to 18 years to newborns weighing at least 2 kg making it the only approved integrase inhibitor for HIV-1 treatment in this population group, to be used in combination with other antiretroviral agents.

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