Pressed by AIDS activists, since 1987 the FDA has put some drugs on “fast track” to speed the approval process.

New compounds get about 17 years of patent protection, starting at preclinical testing, before a generic version can appear.

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Antacids interfere with Reyataz (atazanavir) absorption, so take the med at least an hour or two before the tummy tamers.