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How safe is the use of azt (zidovudine) for hiv positive mothers?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Quite safe!!: Bone marrow and liver problems are remote- in fact, this drug is used to prevent the vertical transmission of HIV ( mother-to-infant).

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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