CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Name the anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) drug recommended by World Health Organization (WHO) recently.
A)
Dolutegravir
B)
Loperamide
C)
Rosuvastatin
D)
Adalimumab

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dolutegravir

Note : The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the use of anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) drug Dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potential. It will help more countries to improve their HIV policies.Initial studies highlighted a possible link between DTG and neural tube defects (birth defects of the brain and spinal cord that cause conditions such as spina bifida) in infants born to women using the drug at the time of conception.