What is the basis for antiretroviral regimen selection for HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 05, 2020
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

Antiretrovirals should be prescribed by an infectious disease specialist. Antiretroviral regimen selection is individualized, on the basis of the following [5] :

  • Virologic efficacy

  • Toxicity

  • Pill burden

  • Dosing frequency

  • Drug-drug interaction potential

  • Drug resistance testing results

  • Comorbid conditions


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