Lengthy AIDS treatment ups heart attack risk
Reuters HealthThe longer men infected with HIV are treated with anti-AIDS drugs, the more likely they are to have a heart attack, according to an analysis of French hospital database records. The risk appears to relate specifically to protease inhibitor drugs, such as Crixivan or Viracept. Source: AIDS 2003;17:2479-2486,2529-2531.
—Posted: December 18, 2003
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