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Antiretroviral therapy—alternative uses
  1. S M Young
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, King’s Mill Hospital, Mansfield Road, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 4JL, UK;

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    Recently, while speaking to a patient from Nigeria I was very concerned to discover that she had been taking combivir for breast enhancement. On closer questioning it appears that she had accessed this drug, passed to her in individual sachets with no information insert etc, via a friend. Her friend, knowing that my patient wished for larger breasts, had passed her the combivir to use on an as required …

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