Topical application of antiretroviral drug combination prevents transmission of (S)HIV

Posted by on June 13, 2016 4:24 pm
Categories: health

For the first time, researchers show that two powerful antiretroviral drugs can provide complete protection against HIV when delivered topically by a sustained release intravaginal ring (IVR) device. The combination of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine delivered at independently controlled rates via the pod-IVR was successful at preventing SHIV162p3 infection for over four months.

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