|Title:||Treatment of human viral infections|
|Abstract:||Treatment of AIDS or humans carrying or infected with the AIDS virus or having antibodies to the AIDS virus is disclosed using the compound 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine or a pharmaceutically acceptable basic salt thereof. Also disclosed is the use of the 5'-mono-, di- and triphosphate of 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine or a pharmaceutically acceptable basic salt thereof for the same purpose.|
|Inventor(s):||Rideout; Janet L. (Raleigh, NC), Barry; David W. (Chapel Hill, NC), Lehrmaan; Sandra N. (Durham, NC), St. Clair; Martha H. (Durham, NC), Furman; Phillip A. (Durham, NC)|
|Assignee:||Burroughs Wellcome Co. (Research Triangle Park, NC)|
|Filing Date:||Nov 30, 1990|
|Claims:||1. A method of treating a human having an HTLV III infection, which comprises administering to said human an effective amount of 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and interferon. |
2. A method according to claim 1, in which 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine is administered orally or parenterally.
3. A method according to claim 2, in which the interferon is .alpha.-interferon.
4. In a method of treating a human having an HTLV III infection and who is being administered .alpha.-interferon, the step of also parenterally or orally administering to said human an effective treatment amount of 3'-azido-3'-deoxythymidine to said human.
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