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Is it right to initial ART by TDF

Jan 31, 2009

The first line drug includes NUKES of AZT D4T TDF ABC. Once HIV develop resistence to AZT D4T ,TDF can still supress HIV. I am in Asia of limited resource.In the case of AZT D4T TDF options,is it approprite for me to start navie ART by TDF? one day HIV develop resistence to TDF,AZT D4T can supress HIV? Can I initialize navie ART by TDF? Thanks very much! JOHN

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Yes. Starting HIV treatment with TDF (preferably with FTC or 3TC), in conjunction with an NNRTI (efavirenz or nevirapine) or Protease inhibitor is a guideline recommended approach.

CD4 percentage much lower relative to the absolute count

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