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One time in the 80’s-90’s, people died from AZT and not the actual AIDS virus; Anthony Fauci pushed this treatment VERDICT more about the rating framework SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook, 25 aug. 2021 DETAILS Unsupported: Zidovudine, or AZT, was the first HIV drug approved by the U.S. FDA in 1987.Is AZT still prescribed?
AZT, a chain terminator of DNA synthesis originally developed for chemotherapy, is now prescribed as an anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug at 500 to 1500 mg/person/day, which corresponds to 20 to 60 microM AZT.Is AZT safe?
Today, AZT is not used on its own, because single-drug therapy (monotherapy) leads to drug resistance. There is a great deal of evidence that AZT is safe for pregnant women and the fetus when used according to guidelines.What does AZT do?
Zidovudine (ZDV), also known as azidothymidine (AZT), is an antiretroviral medication used to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is generally recommended for use with other antiretrovirals. It may be used to prevent mother-to-child spread during birth or after a needlestick injury or other potential exposure.