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Jun 27, 2001

Could Xanax affect one's viral load? For instance if I was undetectable and then went for a viral load test would there be a chance my VL would be higher due to the Xanax? Thank you

Response from Dr. Little

I do not believe that Xanax should affect your viral load - more directly, I am not aware that it would lower levels of any of the antiretroviral medications which might in turn cause your viral load to change.

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