Does Epivir cure HIV?

Epivir (brand name for lamivudine, 3TC) does not cure the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There is currently no cure for HIV. But Epivir can slow the spread of HIV infection. If you use Epivir, your infection may still develop into acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). You can still infect others if you practice unprotected sex.

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