Antiretrovirals and Statins

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Last updated April 30, 2015
Case Authors: 
Bradley W. Kosel, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Washington School of Pharmacy
David H. Spach, MD's picture
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Director
Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center
University of Washington School of Medicine 
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Summarize the major interactions between statin drugs and antiretroviral medications.
  2. List two statin drugs that should be avoided when used in a patient taking antiretroviral regimen that contains a protease inhibitor.

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