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Revista chilena de infectología

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BASSO B., MARTÍN et al. Osteoporosis associated to indinavir in an HIV infected patient: Case report and review. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2003, vol.20, n.4, pp.253-256. ISSN 0716-1018.

The case of a 45 year-old HIV patient that developed secondary osteoporosis to 33 months of intake indinavir sulfate as part of its high activity antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is presented. His management consisted on alendronate, calcium and vitamin D together with modification of his antiretroviral therapy: indinavir moved to efavirenz. After 16 months of treatment an increment on the average in the bone mineral density of 11% was verified. During this time there were neither fractures, nor adverse effects or medication interactions. The literature is reviewed.

Palabras clave : Osteoporosis; Indinavir; Alendronate; HIV.

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