Does Abacavir Up the Risk for MI and CAD?


SAN DIEGO — MPR caught up with Mark Shaefer, PharmD, at IDWEEK 2017 to speak about the research he led concerning abacavir use and myocardial infarction (MI) risks. Several observational studies had found an association between the two and this new meta-analysis aimed to further examine incidence rates and relative rates of MI.

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