ACTH--inosine pranobex in the treatment of AIDS. Encouraging results

West Indian Med J. 1989 Sep;38(3):142-7.

Abstract

Twenty patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) received treatment with Inosine Pranobex and specific antibacterial and anti-parasitic therapy. Five died shortly after hospitalization, but a further fifteen who also received ACTH, survived, gained weight and improved clinically, biochemically and haematologically.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / drug therapy*
  • Adolescent
  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone / administration & dosage
  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone / therapeutic use*
  • Adult
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Drug Evaluation
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Inosine / administration & dosage
  • Inosine / analogs & derivatives*
  • Inosine / therapeutic use*
  • Inosine Pranobex / administration & dosage
  • Inosine Pranobex / therapeutic use*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Substances

  • Inosine
  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
  • Inosine Pranobex