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All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG). Tipranavir (Aptivus®) capsules. Penarth: All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC), secretariat of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG). AWMSG Secretariat Assessment Report Advice No. 2010. 2010
Tipranavir (Aptivus®) capsules, co-administered with low dose ritonavir, are recommended as an option for use within NHS Wales, for combination antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 infection in highly pre-treated adolescents 12 years of age or older with virus resistant to multiple protease inhibitors. Tipranavir (Aptivus®) should only be used as part of an active combination antiretroviral regimen in patients with no other therapeutic options.
Tipranavir (Aptivus®) capsules are not suitable for shared care within NHS Wales for the above indication.
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Anti-HIV Agents; HIV Infectionss; Pyridines; Pyrones
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All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre, Academic Centre, University Hospital Llandough, Penlan Road,
Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan CF64 2XX
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