an antiviral alone in this study, that does not mean the combination should be widely used, the authors noted. ... The antiviral-plus-antibiotic cohort had the highest Charlson Comorbidity Index (1.62), and the antiviral cohort had the lowest (1.35).
We were maybe a little bit surprised about how low the antiviral prescribing was in high-risk patients,” Dr. ... The IDSA and CDC reaffirmed their recommendations on use of antivirals in response to publication of the Cochrane reviews.
conditions outlined in the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices guidelines for antiviral treatment. ... Of all high-risk patients, only 6.7% (1,074 of 15,972) were prescribed an antiviral.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week issued recommendations on antiviral treatment for avian influenza A(H7N9). ... The CDC also directed clinicians to consult its “Antiviral Drugs: Dosage” document for additional guidance,
Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who were receiving opioid-agonist therapy (such as methadone or buprenorphine) and treatment with elbasvir-grazoprevir had high rates of sustained virologic response regardless of continued drug use,
Finally, the experts also delved briefly into potential therapeutics, noting that vaccines, antivirals, steroids, and more unlikely therapies have all been discussed but not yet proven to alleviate PASC.
The recommendations address use of antiviral agents for influenza prevention and treatment and include the following changes from previous recommendations:. ... Clinicians should monitor their local data on antiviral resistance, since patterns can change
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/06/fda.htm. This update covers combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir, and another direct-acting antiviral for hepatitis C, as well as the approval of a non-invasive ... A warning about combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir
The findings in this report highlight an ongoing need to identify and eliminate barriers to oral antiviral access, particularly within socially and economically disadvantaged communities. ... They suggested consideration of strategies that would provide
A new warning on the HIV antiviral drug saquinavir (Invirase), describing potential for changes in the electrical activity of the heart when patients take saquinavir with ritonavir (Norvir), another HIV antiviral