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ABC stands for Abacavir (aka Ziagen; GlaxoSmithKline)


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Significant revisions Abacavir and lamivudine * Dosing in the lower weight bands (<10 kg) was considered to be too high in relation to the principles described above, and has therefore been revised slightly to recommend 2 ml twice daily (bd) in the weight band 3.
PLEASANTON, California, December 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The test confidently detects HLA-B*5701 to help decrease risk of abacavir hypersensitivity reaction Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that its HLA-B*5701 screening test[1] is now commercially available in Europe.
In addition, the Dutch also halted a batch of generic drug ARV Abacavir, which was on transit from India to Nigeria, she noted, adding that "this seems to be a generalised problem and not an isolated case.
A separate study in The Lancet found that regimens containing abacavir, the active ingredient in Epzicom, raised the risk of heart attack.
Abacavir is sold by GlaxoSmithKline under the brand name Ziagen, but it is also an ingredient in Kivexa and Trizivir.