Recent advances in the treatment of HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV co-infection
Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.
SourceMini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
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Concurrent infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in patients positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is relatively common. The treatment of co-infected individuals is rather complex because the anti-viral therapy may be associated with drug-resistance, hepatotoxicity and lack of response. Herein, we present a summary of the available compounds and the recent recommendations concerning the therapeutic management of HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV co-infections. © 2012 Bentham Science Publishers.
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