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What does ZDV stand for?

ZDV stands for Zidovudine (pharmacology)

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However, resource constraints limit the national programme to use nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) like zidovudine (AZT) or stavudine (d4T) with lamivudine (3TC) and non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTI) like nevirapine and efavirenz for highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART).
At birth, the infants were randomly assigned to one of three regimens: single-dose nevirapine plus 1 week of zidovudine (control regimen) or the control regimen plus daily extended prophylaxis either with nevirapine (extended nevirapine) or with nevirapine plus zidovudine (extended dual prophylaxis) until the age of 14 weeks.
The wife needs to consider side effects of HAART therapy such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea with any new medication; kidney stones and hyperbilirubinemia with indinavir (Crixivan); anemia induced by zidovudine (Retrovir); hypersensitivity induced by abacavir (Ziagen); protease inhibitor-induced diabetes and pancreatitis; and generalized allergic reactions with any medication.