Evidence suggests that some newer generation HIV drugs may not require the same strict adherence rates of older antiretroviral drugs.
Antiviral drugs like interferon, ribavirin, amantadine, and Tamiflu prevent or treat different types of viral illnesses.
HIV booster drugs (pharmacokinetic enhancers) increase the concentration of other antiretroviral drugs so that they last longer and require fewer doses
Untreated, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can cause AIDS by attacking the immune system. HIV can be controlled with proper medical care.
HIV-2 is a viral subtype mainly seen in West Africa. Learn about its origin, transmission, and mortality rates, and how it differs from HIV-1.
HAART is the acronym for highly active antiretroviral therapy and is used to describe the effectiveness of combination drug therapies to control HIV.
The benefits of antiretroviral therapy are a greater ease of use, a lower risk of HIV drug resistance, and fewer treatment-related side effects.
Now that HIV therapy is indicated for all persons living with HIV, it's important to understand how the drugs work and ways to achieve treatment success.
Epizicom is a combination antiretroviral drug containing abacavir and lamivudine used to treat HIV. Learn its side effects, dosages, and precautions.
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