Taking antiretroviral drugs for
HIV will not cure your infection. But it may allow you
to stay healthy for a long 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:
In the past a person had to take many pills several times a
day, which was hard for some people. But over the past few years this
routine has become much simpler, and people take their medicine only once or
twice a day. With the right knowledge and tools, you can successfully take your
medicine as prescribed.