Updates to the HHS Perinatal Guidelines Released

June 7, 2016

The Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States (Perinatal Guidelines) were updated on June 7, 2016.

Appendix B: Safety and Toxicity of Individual Antiretroviral Agents in Pregnancy and Table 7: Antiretroviral Drug Use in Pregnant HIV-Infected Women: Pharmacokinetic and Toxicity Data in Human Pregnancy and Recommendations for Use in Pregnancy were revised to incorporate new data and publications, Food and Drug Administration drug label changes and new fixed-dose combination formulations.

In Appendix B and Table 7, updates were made to the following drugs: atazanavir, dolutegravir, emtricitabine, fosamprenavir, indinavir, lamivudine, nelfinavir, nevirapine, rilpivirine, ritonavir, saquinavir, stavudine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and tipranavir.

For more information, please see What's New in the Guidelines.

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