Anti-HIV Drug Dapivirine Levels in Breast Milk Safe For Babies

Dapivirine vaginal ring created by the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a non-profit organization, may be safe to use in breastfeeding women to protect against HIV infection, according to a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh-affiliated Magee-Womens Hospital and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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