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HIV Medications

The following are some of the HIV medications available in the U.S.:

Agenerase (amprenavir)

Combivir (AZT + 3TC)

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HIV Viral Load Testing

The HIVviral load is the number of copies of the human immunodeficiency virus in your blood and other parts of your body. The HIV viral load test involves taking a blood sample from a vein in your arm. The amount of HIV in your blood is then measured. Along with other tests, the HIV viral load test helps monitor your disease, guide HIV therapy, and predict how your disease may progress. Keeping your viral load low can reduce complications of HIV disease and extend your life. Two common test numbers...

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Complera (Truvada + Edurant)

Crixivan (indinavir)

Edurant (rilpivirine)

Emtriva (emtricitabine)

Epivir (lamivudine, "3TC")

Fortovase (saquinavir)

Fuzeon (enfuvirtide)

Hivid (zalcitabine, "ddC")

Invirase (saquinavir)

Kaletra (lopinavir)

Lexiva (fosamprenavir)

Norvir (ritonavir)

Rescriptor (delavirdine)

Retrovir (zidovudine, "AZT")

Reyataz (atazanavir)

Stribild (Emtriva + Viread + elvitegravir)

Sustiva (efavirenz)

Tivicay (dolutegravir)

Triumeg (dolutegravir + abacavir + lamivudine)

Trizivir (AZT/3TC/abacavir)

Truvada (Emtriva + Viread)

Tybost (cobicistat)

Videx (didanosine, "ddI")

Viracept (nelfinavir)

Viramune (nevirapine)

Viread (tenofovir)

Vitekta (elvitegravir)

Zerit (stavudine, "d4T")

Ziagen (abacavir)

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on September 21, 2014

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