Treating Tuberculosis in People With HIV - Topic Overview
Treatment for people with tuberculosis (TB) who also have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is nearly the same as for people who don't have HIV. But there are some important differences,including: 1 Checking to make sure that the TB medicines are not changing the effectiveness of the medicines used to treat the HIV infection. Continuing treatment for longer than 6 months. Treatment may go on ...
Caring for Someone With HIV or AIDS
Tips for caring for someone with HIV or AIDS.
HIV and AIDS in Children
WebMD talks about risk factors for HIV in children, how it’s treated, and how to help a child cope with this condition.
Integrase Inhibitors for HIV
Integrase inhibitors are a class of HIV medication. They block an enzyme, integrase, that HIV uses to multiply.
Nucleoside/Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors for HIV
Drug details for Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors for HIV.
HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
Taking antiretroviral drugs for HIV will not cure your infection. However, it may allow you to remain healthy for a longer time.Your willingness and ability to follow your antiretroviral therapy schedule exactly as prescribed is essential for successful treatment of your HIV infection. Not following your prescribed HIV therapy may cause treatment failures, such as: Drug resistance.Higher viral ...
Entry Inhibitors for HIV
Drug details for Fusion inhibitors for HIV.
A CD4+ count is a blood test to determine how well the immune system is working in people who have been diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Protease Inhibitors (PIs) for HIV
Drug details for Protease inhibitors (PIs) for HIV.
Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) for HIV
Drug details for Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) for HIV.