meds HIV.txt

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meds HIV.txt
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2012-10-04 22:05:50
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  1. HAART
    • HIV
    • Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
    • combination of 3+ antiretroviral drugs
    • reduces drug resistance
    • decr viral load
    • keeps immune system strong
    • expensive, severe GI symptoms
  2. NRTI - Nucleoside-analog Reserse Transcriptase Inhibitor
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • 1 of the 3 main drugs that prevent HIV from getting stronger
    • works from w/in the cells
    • severe GI symptoms
  3. NNRTI - Non-Nucleosided Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • 1 of the 3 main drugs that prevent HIV from getting stonger
    • works from w/in the cells
  4. Protease Inhibitors
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • 1 of the 3 main drugs that prevent HIV from getting stonger
    • works from w/in the cells
  5. Entry (Integrase?) inhibitors
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • GI symptoms
  6. Fusion Inhibitors
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • respiratory symptoms
  7. Atripla
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • most common viral suppressant
    • used in combination w/ others
    • recommended as an initial antiretrovirus regimen
  8. Compera
    • HIV
    • antiretroviral agent
    • most common viral suppressant
    • used in combination w/ others

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