HIV Treatment Directory
When diagnosed with HIV you may need to find out if the type you have is resistant to any drugs. HIV is often treated with combinations of medications ("cocktails"). Some treatments have side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, sleep problems, kidney stones, and cholesterol/blood sugar problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how HIV is treated, what medications are available, what other therapies may be used, and much more.
The “AIDS cocktail” -- a combination of HIV medications that is also known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) -- has greatly improved HIV treatment and life expectancy. Here is an overview of HAART: how it works, the preferred regimens, and what to expect.
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