From this pharmacy CPD module on HIV treatments you will learn:
- The range of treatment strategies and classes of antiretroviral therapy available
- The aims of these treatments
- Side effects associated with the medicines used to treat HIV
- Drug interactions that occur with antiretroviral therapies
Download this module - this includes the 5 minute test - here.
Over 20 years have passed since life-saving, free and effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) became available within the UK. Due to this availability, HIV prognosis has changed from a death sentence to a treatable chronic disease and – if medications are taken correctly – it is a manageable long-term condition.
With treatment, people living with HIV can expect a similar life expectancy to non-infected individuals if diagnosed promptly. However, there is currently no cure for