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An Overview of Clarithromycin (Biaxin) Img

An Overview of Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

Other Names: Biaxin, Biaxin Extended Release, Biaxin XL, clarithromycin extended release Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin is an antibiotic prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food a...

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20) Img

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

Brand Name: Fuzeon Other Name(s): T-20 Drug Class: Fusion inhibitor

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine) Img

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC Drug Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) Img

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): EFV Drug Class: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors

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Hepatitis B

HIV and Hepatitis B

Key PointsHepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).HBV is spread through contact with the blood, semen, or other body fluid of a person who has HBV. Among adults in the United States, HBV is spread mainly through sexual ...

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Hepatitis C

HIV and Hepatitis C

Key PointsHepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).HCV is spread mainly through contact with the blood of a person who has HCV. Most people become infected with HCV by sharing needles or other equipment to inject drugs.A...

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HIV and Tuberculosis (TB)

Key PointsTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria that spread in the air. TB can spread from person to person.Once in the body, TB can be inactive or active. Inactive TB is called latent TB. Active TB is called TB disease.TB usually affects...

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HIV and Kidney Disease

HIV infection can damage the kidneys and lead to kidney disease. Learn about symptoms, treatment, and how you can reduce your risk of kidney disease.

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HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Key PointsSexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that spread from person to person through sexual contact, including anal, vaginal, or oral sex.HIV is an STD. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and syphilis are e...

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What Is an Opportunistic Infection?

Key PointsOpportunistic infections (OIs) are infections that occur more often or are more severe in people with weakened immune systems than in people with healthy immune systems. People with weakened immune systems include people living with HIV or ...