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Tanzania: Health Experts Trumpet Use of New Arv Drug

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TREATMENT to HIV patients has recorded a tremendous milestone, with the new Anti-Retroviral (ARV) drug proving to be able to suppress viral load within six months, with fewer or no side effects at all.

The generic fixed-dose combination of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, lamivudine, and dolutegravir (TLD), which is now available in many public hospitals in the country, has been supplied at the Lake Zone based health facilities for the last six to seven months.

Clinical studies have demonstrated that treatment regimens with TLD result in more rapid suppression of viral load, fewer side effects, and greater potency against drug resistance than current regimens in use by patients.

"Timely suppression

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