Filter by:

antiviral medication

Moisés Maciel da Silva, 19, from São Paulo, Brazil, found out he was living with HIV when he turned 18 years old.
© UNICEF/Danielle Pereira

UN health agency ‘strongly recommends’ dolutegravir antiretroviral medication to manage HIV

Based on new evidence, the United Nations health agency on Monday announced it was recommending the use of the antiretroviral drug dolutegravir (DTG) – which, with other medication, treats HIV/AIDS – as the preferred first- and second-line treatment for all cases, including pregnant women and those who have the potential to give birth.