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HIV Medicines and Side Effects

Key PointsHIV medicines help people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. Sometimes HIV medicines can also cause side effects. Most side effects from HIV medicines are manageable, but a few can be serious.Overall, the benefits of HIV medicines far o...

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Genvoya and CBD oil

I have been on Genvoya for 3 years and it has been great. My psychiatrist suggested CBD oil for anxiety with no THC. I have been taking it daily and I get relief I read that if you are in HIV Meds the CBD oil could interact and cause the meds not to ...

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Personal Stories

Seeking Treatment Beyond Medication

Jamie Braxton's history of medical conditions both linked and unlinked to her HIV treatment can make her medical bills expensive and any assistance she can get with paying those off is a relief.

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Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

HIV treatment is easier and safer than ever before, but taking HIV drugs is still a daily, lifelong commitment. While this can make adherence challenging for many people living with HIV, the benefits are well worth the effort.

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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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Side Effects and HIV Drugs Knowing About Side Effects Can Help Women and Side Effects More Common Side Effects More Serious Side Effects Other Possible Side Effects Side Effects or Toxicities During Pregnancy Taking C...

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Missing one Dose

Hi dr . I have been taking Genvoya for 8 years, undetectable viral load but I missed one dose. I remembered when I wanted to take next dose, is that cause mutations. Thanks

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HIV Drug Resistance

Get basic information about HIV drug resistance -- what it is, what causes it, testing for it, and how to prevent it from developing.

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Hi Dr Holodniy: I was undetectable for 20 years. 2 years ago switched from Truvada/Tivicay to Descovy/Tivicay. Since then I've had 9 tests and VL has been between 104 and 303. Switched to Genvoya for about 4 mos. Same results. Back on Des/Tiv. I'm w...

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Personal Stories

Adherence Through Social Media

"Taking my HIV meds is a constant reminder that HIV lives within my body, and that really used to bother me," Carlos Moreno writes. "Now I've found a way to make it exciting for me every day."

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Dru...