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March 23, 2010

Minocycline Decreases CD4 T-Cell Activation and Reduces HIV Replication

"SUMMARY: Adding the inexpensive antibiotic minocycline to standard combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) inhibited HIV replication and significant decreased CD4 cell activation in a laboratory study, according to a report published in the April 15, 2010 Journal of Infectious Diseases. Minocycline acts on cells, rather than the virus, and researchers suggested it might be used as an adjunct therapy with ART."

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