Pregnancy Outcomes Are Not Affected By Antiretroviral Medications

July 20, 2014 10:22 AM

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According to the new study, which was conducted to analyze the effect of antiretroviral PreP (Pre-exposure Preventive) therapy in couples where the males are HIV positive whereas the women are HIV negative, there is no noticeable change in the pregnancy incidence for the females who had been receiving PreP.

There were 1785 participants in the study who belonged to nine different sites across Kenya as well as Uganda. While the female partners were not infected with HIV and received PreP to prevent the infection, the men were HIV positive. The participants were observed and tested every month for pregnan...

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