Positive Women Victoria's Statement on Dolutegravir
By Positive Women Victoria [29/5/2018]
"In response the recent information about the drug Dolutgravir and the potential risk of birth defects for the foetus of women who are living with HIV who are pregnant or who are planning to become pregnant, the Team at Positive Women Victoria would like to remind our members that they should be informed and alert but not alarmed. The take-home message from all of the various articles must be that if you are worried about any issues to do with your physical health and/or your medication, consult your health professional."
For more information about Dolutegravir and the recent findings, please refer to the link below.
Positive Women Victoria Publications
Women and HIV in Australia 2013, speech by the Victorian Minister for Health, the Honourable David Davies, at the My Positive Journey Kit launch event
A Glimpse at the Female Experience, article written for PWV by Maxine Giourouki, HARP nurse at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Celebrating Women, speech by Michelle Wesley, PWV Peer Support Coordinator, at the Annual General Meeting December 2012