"AIDS Treatment News" online * New Issue #302 (searchable/indexed)

Carlton Hogan carlton at walleye.ccbr.umn.edu
Mon Oct 12 12:40:44 EST 1998


In article <36211841.442275128 at netnews.worldnet.att.net>,
 <johnburgin at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
>>
>>You stated
>no I didn't.  I said higher doses were used than today.  Don't mislead
>our audience.  Remember, they can read too.
> that people were taking 1200 mg or some high dose until the
>>protease inhibitors came along, then the dose dropped.  

this is simply false. Lower doses of AZT have been  used 
since at least 1993. Doses were NOT lowered just for PI combinations.
Simply not true. I realize that you _want_ to believe this, to suit 
your preconceptions, but I would be _very_ suprised if you found
any more than a handful of people prescribing > 600 mg/day

Carlton




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