treatment of HIV
Sep 28, 2011
How many scientifically proven types of drugs are there or the treament HIV/AIDS what is thier history and effecacy of treatment todate?
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Borrowing from TheBody's extensive pages on HIV treatment:
Thirty medications have been approved by the U.S. government to fight HIV and AIDS, with many more in development. To learn when and how they are used, read up on the basics about HIV/AIDS medications and use the list.
HIV/AIDS medications fall into several groups, or "classes." Each class attacks HIV a little differently, and has diverse risks and benefits. To maximize the impact against HIV, a treatment regimen is made up of drugs from different classes.
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