HPTN Bibliographic Record

Kumarasamy N, Solomon S, Chaguturu SK, Mahajan AP, Flanigan TP, Balakrishnan P, Mayer KH. The safety, tolerability and effectiveness of generic antiretroviral drug regimens for HIV-infected patients in south India. AIDS. 2003, 17: 2267-9.
We investigated the safety, tolerability and effectiveness of locally produced generic highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens with a chart review conducted at YRG CARE, a tertiary HIV referral centre in India. A total of 333 patients had been on Indian-manufactured generic HAART for at least 3 months. In this cohort, generic HAART was safe, well tolerated and effective at increasing CD4 T-lymphocyte counts in patients with advanced HIV, comparable to the experience with proprietary HAART