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Treatments for HIV-1G

Treatment List for HIV-1G

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for HIV-1G includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • There is no cure but treatment is aimed at slowing the progression of the disease and managing any opportunistic infections or other AIDS-related conditions as they arise. The mainstay of treatment is antiretroviral medications
  • The aims of HIV treatment include
    • Restoration and preservation of immune function
    • Improvement in quality and length of life
    • Resolution of symptoms of HIV including diarrhoea, lethargy and weight loss
    • Reduction in disease progression and opportunistic infections
  • This is best achieved with a combination of antiretroviral agents which include:
    • Nucleoside reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors - also called nucleoside analogs
      • Zidovudine (AZT) - also called ZDV
      • Zalcitibine (ddC)
      • Didanosine (ddI)
      • Stavudine (d4T)
      • 3TC (lamivudine)
      • Abacavir
      • Tenofovir
    • Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) - usually in combination with other antiretroviral drugs
      • Delvaridine (Rescriptor)
      • Nevirapine (Viramune)
      • Efravirenz (Sustiva)
    • Protease inhibitors
      • Ritonavir (Norvir)
      • Saquinivir (Invirase)
      • Indinavir (Crixivan)
      • Amprenivir (Agenerase)
      • Nelfinavir (Viracept)
      • Lopinavir (Kaletra)
    • Fusion inhibitors - Enfuvirtide
    • Integrase inhibitors - Raltegravir
    • Cellular chemokine receptor (CCR5) antagonists - Maraviroc
    • Other treatment approaches include:
      • Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) - a treatment strategy of aggressive use of medications
      • Treatment and prevention of opportunistic infections
        • Foscarnet - for CMV eye infections
        • Ganciclovir - for CMV eye infections
        • Fluconazole - for fungal infections
        • Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) - for PCP
        • Pentamidine - for PCP
      • Treatment of complications - as required
      • Prevention of mother-infant transmission with agents such as:

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