Dolutegravir more likely to suppress very high viral loads than other recommended first-line drugs

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People with very high pre-treatment viral loads who took dolutegravir were significantly less likely to have experienced treatment failure nine months after starting treatment compared to people taking other drugs recommended for first-line treatment, a review of more than 2000 people in the United States shows.

The findings, published in the journal Open Forum Infectious Diseases, come from an analysis of a large US cohort, OPERA, which records data on around 90,000 people with HIV receiving treatment in 85 clinics across the United States.

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