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Age and height predict neuropathy risk in patients with HIV prescribed stavudine

Cherry, C L; Affandi, J S; Imran, D; Yunihastuti, E; Smyth, Kaarin; Vanar, S; Kamarulzaman, A; Price, P


OBJECTIVE: Sensory neuropathy is a common problem in HIV-infected patients and is the dose-limiting toxicity of stavudine. Affordable methods of predicting neuropathy risk are needed to guide prescribing in countries where some use of stavudine remains an economic necessity. We therefore aimed to identify factors predictive of neuropathy risk before antiretroviral use. METHODS: A total of 294 patients attending clinics in Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta were enrolled in a cross-sectional...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Neurology
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181af7a22


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