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What the FDA Relabeling of Abacavir Means for You and Your Patients

November 2008

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An FDA safety alert reported studies linking potentially fatal hypersensitivity reactions with abacavir, an HIV-antiretroviral medication, to a specific HLA-B allele (HLA-B*5701). Testing patients for this allele, prior to receiving abacavir, is now recommended. Dr. O’Kane and Dr. Yao discuss what this means for you and your patients.


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