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|Wednesday, 14 July 2010 08:25|
ARV-ANTI-RETROVIRAL and TREATMENT,HIGHLY REACTIVE ANTITRIVIRAL THERAPY
Why they are used:
Can they be used by other drugs?
Yes, but your doctor should be notified on the types of medication you are taking, wheneve an F.P (FAMLY PLANING OPTIONS)ARE INSTITUTED caution should be put,
Types of ARVS:
I. First line ARVS and second line ARVS
II. Second Line ARVS
CATEGORIES OF ARVS;
1 NNRTI -(NON NUCLOSIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS
2. NRTI-(NUCLOSIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS.
3. PI-PROTEASE INHIBITORS
4. FI-FUSION INHIBITORS
5. EI-ENTRY INHIBITORSEXISTS BUT WIDELY AVAILABLE
Prophylactic medications Comonly Used
Take home massage
ARVS are only given at PLWHAS convenience, to facilitate adherence and compliance ,one should visit his/her counselor as frequent as possible .