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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) Img

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): FTC/TDF, emtricitabine/tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

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An Overview of Trogarzo (Ibalizumab-Uiyk) Img

An Overview of Trogarzo (Ibalizumab-Uiyk)

Brand Name: Trogarzo Other Name(s): Hu5A8, IBA, Ibalizumab-uiyk, TMB-355, TNX-355 Drug Class: Post-attachment Inhibitor Company: TaiMed Biologics USA Corp.

WARNING:Ibalizumab can cause serious, life-threatening side effects, including changes in you...

An Overview of Descovy (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide) Img

An Overview of Descovy (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide)

Brand Name: Descovy Other Name(s): FTC/TAF, emtricitabine/tenofovir AF, emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide fumarate Drug Class: Combination Drugs

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine) Img

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

Brand Name: Viramune XR, Viramune Other Name(s): NVP, extended-release nevirapine Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT) Img

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

Brand Name: Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, ZDV, azidothymidine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

When to Start Antiretroviral Therapy Img

When to Start Antiretroviral Therapy

Key PointsAntiretroviral therapy (ART) is the use of HIV medicines to treat HIV infection. ART is recommended for everyone who has HIV. ART helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives.People with HIV should start ART as soon as possible. In pe...

What to Start: Selecting a First HIV Regimen Img

What to Start: Selecting a First HIV Regimen

Key PointsThe use of HIV medicines to treat HIV infection is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). People on ART take a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV regimen) every day.HIV medicines are grouped into six drug classes according to how the...

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Nutrition

HIV and Nutrition and Food Safety

In people with HIV, good nutrition supports overall health and helps maintain the immune system. Get the facts on eating right and ways to handle, prepare, and store food to prevent foodborne illnesses.

An Overview of Elvucitabine Img

An Overview of Elvucitabine

Other Names: ACH-126443, ELV, L-F-D4C, beta-L-Fd4C, l(-)Fd4C Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Molecular Formula: C9 H10 F N3 O3 Registry Number: 181785-84-2 (CAS) Chemical Name: 4-amino-5-fluoro-1-[(2S,5R)-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2,...

Following an HIV Regimen: Steps to Take Before and After Starting HIV Medicines Img

Following an HIV Regimen: Steps to Take Before and After Starting HIV Medicines

Key PointsAn essential part of following an HIV regimen is medication adherence. Medication adherence means sticking firmly to an HIV regimen -- taking HIV medicines every day and exactly as prescribed.Medication adherence reduces the risk of drug re...