What is the role of protease inhibitors in the management of pregnant women with HIV infection?

Updated: Apr 02, 2019
  • Author: Ashley T Peterson, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Protease inhibitors do not cross the placenta easily, and no teratogenic effects have been noted in animals.

Also see the Medscape Drugs & Diseases topic Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection.


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