Overview of HIV treatment - HIV medicines, part 1
This two-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about treatment for HIV infection with antiretroviral therapy (ART). It explains that effective treatment with ART requires following an HIV regimen, which means taking a number of HIV medicines every day, as prescribed. The document outlines how the virus affects the immune system, and how ART works to reduce the amount of HIV in the body. It discusses the HIV regimen, and lists important factors those with HIV and their health care providers should consider when deciding on treatment options.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.