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Gilead combo HIV pill matches Truvada efficacy but safer in trial

(Reuters) – Gilead Sciences Inc said on Wednesday its experimental fixed-dose combination treatment for HIV proved as effective in a late-stage study as the company’s widely used Truvada combo pill but with significantly less loss of bone mineral density and kidney function. The company has already sought U.S. and European marketing approval for the new combo pill nicknamed F/TAF, which is meant to be a safer replacement for Truvada, a cornerstone of HIV treatment that has been associated with slight declines in bone mineral density and kidney function. “The results of this and other recent trials demonstrate the potential of F/TAF to become a next-generation backbone” of treatment for HIV, the biotechnology company said in a release.
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Truvada Gets FDA Nod for HIV Prevention

In what some are calling a landmark announcement, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration today announced the approval of the first drug for use in people who are not infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), to prevent its transmission.
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Truvada Gets FDA Nod for HIV Prevention

In what some are calling a landmark announcement, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration today announced the approval of the first drug for use in people who are not infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), to prevent its transmission.
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FDA Approves Truvada as First HIV Prevention Drug

The Food and Drug Administration gave its approval to Truvada, the first drug to be used to reduce the risk of HIV infection.
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US approves Truvada pill for HIV prevention

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada, the first pill to help prevent HIVUS regulators on Monday approved Truvada, by Gilead Sciences in California, for use as the first pill to help prevent HIV in some at-risk groups, the US Food and Drug Administration said.



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