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Adefovir: FDA committee votes against approval. Food and Drug Administration.
James JS
October 30, 2000
AIDS Treat News. 1999 Nov 5;(No 330):1-2. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

The FDA's Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee voted against approval of adefovir dipivoxil (Preveon) for treating HIV. Although adefovir seems to have modest antiretroviral benefit, there is a risk of serious kidney toxicity in long-term use. Adefovir appears to be far more active in treating hepatitis B than HIV.

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