Which treatments may be needed in the management of HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 01, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Additional treatment measures include the following:

  • Treatment of opportunistic infections (directed at the specific pathogen)

  • Treatment of HIV lipodystrophy (tesamorelin)

  • Suppressive therapy for herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) infection (acyclovir)

  • Treatment of HIV-associated diarrhea (crofelemer [9] )


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