Basic Information about HIV and Treatment

See also: HIV Drugs – Basic Information, HIV Prevention – General Information, Opportunistic Illnesses and Related Conditions – General Information

General Information

Background Information About HIV Medications

  • HIV Drug Chart.  Chart from Positively Aware’s Drug Guide with basic information about each antiretroviral drug and combination pill or tablet approved by FDA.  For each drug or combination, the chart includes: its brand name, generic name, and common abbreviations used; detailed dosing information; and a color image.
  • Treatments for HIV and AIDS.  Web page from Poz that lists FDA-approved antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), as well as selected experimental drugs.  For each drug or combination, the page includes: a small color picture of the pill or tablet, its brand name, generic name, and common abbreviations; and a link to an associated web page with more detailed information about drug, including what it is, how it is dosed, and drug interactions and side effects.

Fact Sheets from AIDSInfo

The federal AIDSInfo website has many easy-to-read fact sheets on a range of HIV/AIDS topics.  These resources are designed for people living with HIV, their family and friends, and anyone who wants to learn more about HIV/AIDS.  The fact sheets focus on these five areas:

Fact Sheets from AIDS InfoNet

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