Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 3

Utilization of Dolutegravir and Lamivudine as Combination as A Single Tablet in Therapy of HIV-1 Infection

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur1* Gautam Allahbadia2 and Mandeep Singh3

1Scientific Director, Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2Scientific Director, Ex-Rotunda-A Centre for Human reproduction, Bandra, Mumbai, India
3Neurology, Consultant Neurologist, Swami Satyanand Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Received: January 17, 2020; Published: February 14, 2020



  Marked advances have been done regarding drug development for the therapy of HIV-1 – infection. With the formulation of Dolutegravir plus Lamivudine as combination Antiretroviral- therapy (cART) into single tablet regimens till the formation of long acting Antiretroviral (ARV) drug formulations, the therapy of HIV has become much more tolerable and will become even further tolerable as compared to initiation of therapy with zovidudine in 1987. Additionally, there is concentration on decreasing both short as well as long term toxicities and in same time sustaining heavy effectiveness. The main focus of this article is the 1st 2 drug regimen that has been approved for therapy by FDA for treatment naïve people residing with HIV-1(PLWH), that comprises of the integrase inhibitor Dolutegravir (DTG) as well as the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) Lamivudine (3TC). The chemical composition, as well as pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, as well as clinical trial data on safety) as well as effectiveness of DTG/3TC are discussed. Further emphasis on use of DTG/3TC in the frame of existing scenario and emerging ARV possibilities is further touched.

Keywords: HIV-1 – Infection; Cart; Dolutegravir (DTG; Lamivudine (3TC); ARV



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Citation: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur., et al. “Utilization of Dolutegravir and Lamivudine as Combination as A Single Tablet in Therapy of HIV-1 Infection". Acta Scientific Microbiology 3.3 (2020): 01-08.

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