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HIV/AIDS Treatment

Basics & Resources Basics & Resources

To learn more about each of the HIV meds that U.S. guidelines list as potential first-line drugs, browse this page or pick from the list below:

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Is a Decreasing CD4 Count Reason to Switch Meds?


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My Meds Are Messing With My Mind


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17 Top Questions About Starting HIV Treatment17 Top Questions About Starting HIV Treatment

Get clear answers to the common questions when you are considering starting treatment after an HIV diagnosis.

Keeping an HIV Treatment HistoryKeeping an HIV Treatment History

Any treatment choice for your future care is closely linked to your previous treatment history. Keeping your own records helps you work with providers to get the best care possible, even if you're just starting treatment.

Getting HIV Drugs in the U.S.

Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the U.S.: private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.