Treatments for HIV

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for HIV. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Aptivus (Tipranavir)

Overview
Aptivus is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with Norvir (Ritonavir). Aptivus can be used by people who have already begun ... read more

Atripla (Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Atripla is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection either alone or in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Atripla is approved for... read more

Biktarvy (Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir alafenamide)

Overview
Biktarvy is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete regimen to treat HIV-1 infection in adults. Biktarvy is a combination drug composed of Bictegravir, Emt... read more

Celexa (Citalopram)

Overview
Celexa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression. Celexa is also known by its drug name, Citalopram.

Celexa is an antidepressant of the selectiv... read more

Clinical trials

Overview
Depending on several factors, you may be eligible to participate in clinical trials studying new treatments for HIV. Eligibility may be based on specifics of your condition, such as which strain of HI... read more

Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)

Overview
Combivir is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as treatment for HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Combivir is a combination drug... read more

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

Overview
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments are popular with many people who have HIV. CAM treatments may include nutritional supplements, probiotics, herbal preparations, homeopathy, acup... read more

Complera (Emtricitabine/Rilpivirine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Complera is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete treatment regimen for HIV-1 infection in adults. Complera is a combination drug composed of Emtricitabi... read more

Crixivan (Indinavir)

Overview
Crixivan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Crixivan is also referred to by its drug... read more

Delstrigo (Doravirine/Lamivudine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Delstrigo is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete regimen to treat HIV-1 infection in adults. Delstrigo is a combination drug composed of Doravirine, La... read more

Descovy (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir alafenamide)

Overview
Descovy is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment to be used in combination with other retroviral agents for HIV-1 infection in adults and children over ... read more

Edurant (Rilpivirine)

Overview
Edurant is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in people at least 18 years old who have HIV-1 RNA less than or equal to 100,000 copies/milli... read more

Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

Overview
Emtriva is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Emtriva is also referred to by its drug... read more

Epivir (Lamivudine)

Overview
Epivir is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Epivir is also referred to by its drug n... read more

Epzicom (Abacavir/Lamivudine)

Overview
Epzicom is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Epzicom is a combination drug composed ... read more

Evotaz (Atazanavir/Cobicistat)

Overview
Evotaz is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection. Evotaz is a combination drug composed of Atazanavir and Cobicistat, which are also known resp... read more

Flu and pneumonia vaccinations

Overview
People with HIV are at greater risk for serious complications from influenza (the flu) and pneumonia. You can protect yourself by receiving flu and pneumonia shots each year.

What does it involve?... read more

Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide)

Overview
Fuzeon is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Fuzeon is approved for use in people who are exper... read more

Genvoya (Elvitegravir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir alafenamide fumarate)

Overview
Genvoya is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete treatment regimen for HIV-1 infection. Genvoya is approved for use in people 12 years and older. Genvoya... read more

HPV vaccine

Overview
People with HIV are at greater risk for infections. If you are 26 years old or younger, you can help protect your health by getting vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV). This common virus can cau... read more

Intelence (Etravirine)

Overview
Intelence is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in people at least six years old who have already begun treatment for HIV. Intelence is ind... read more

Invirase (Saquinavir)

Overview
Invirase is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Invirase can be used by people 16 year... read more

Isentress (Raltegravir)

Overview
Isentress is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Isentress is approved for use in peop... read more

Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

Overview
Kaletra is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in people 14 days and older in combination with other antiretroviral drugs. Kaletra is a comb... read more

Lexapro (Escitalopram)

Overview
Lexapro is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17. Lexapro is also known by i... read more

Lexiva (Fosamprenavir)

Overview
Lexiva is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Lexiva is also referred to by its drug n... read more

Norvir (Ritonavir)

Overview
Norvir is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Norvir is also referred to by its drug n... read more

Odefsey (Emtricitabine/Rilpivirine/Tenofovir alafenamide)

Overview
Odefsey is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete regimen to treat HIV-1 infection in people 12 years and older. Odefsey is a combination drug composed of... read more

Paxil (Paroxetine)

Overview
Paxil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Paxil is also known by its drug name, Paroxetine... read more

Pifeltro (Doravirine, DOR)

Overview
Pifeltro is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have not previously received antiretroviral treatment. Pifeltro is recommended... read more

Prezcobix (Darunavir/Cobicistat)

Overview
Prezcobix is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in adults in combination with other antiretroviral drugs. Prezcobix is a combination drug c... read more

Prezista (Darunavir)

Overview
Prezista is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications in people three years or older. Prezist... read more

Prozac (Fluoxetine)

Overview
Prozac is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression. Prozac is also known by its drug name, Fluoxetine.

Prozac is an antidepressant of the selectiv... read more

Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

Overview
Rescriptor is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with at least two other antiretroviral medications. Rescriptor is not recom... read more

Retrovir (Zidovudine/Azidothymidine)

Overview
Retrovir is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Retrovir is also referred to by its dr... read more

Reyataz (Atazanavir)

Overview
Reyataz is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications in people three months or older. Reyataz... read more

Selzentry (Maraviroc)

Overview
Selzentry is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Selzentry is also refer... read more

Stribild (Elvitegravir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Stribild is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a complete treatment regimen for HIV-1 infection in adults. Stribild is a combination drug composed of Elvitegravi... read more

Sustiva (Efavirenz)

Overview
Sustiva is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in people at least three months old. Sustiva is recommended in combination with other antiret... read more

Symtuza (Darunavir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir alafenamide)

Overview
Symtuza is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as treatment for HIV-1 infection in adults. Symtuza is a combination drug composed of Darunavir, Cobicistat, Emtricita... read more

Tdap vaccine

Overview
People with HIV are at greater risk for infections. You can help protect your health by ensuring that your vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) are up to date.

What does it i... read more

Tivicay (Dolutegravir)

Overview
Tivicay is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Tivicay is also referred to by its drug... read more

Triumeq (Abacavir/Dolutegravir/Lamivudine)

Overview
Triumeq is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection. Triumeq is a combination drug composed of Abacavir, Dolutegravir, and Lamivudine, which are ... read more

Trizivir (Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine)

Overview
Trizivir is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Trizivir is a combination drug compose... read more

Trogarzo (Ibalizumab-uiyk)

Overview
Trogarzo is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 in adults who have already tried several different HIV treatments. Trogarzo may be prescribed in... read more

Truvada (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Truvada is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as treatment for HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications in people 12 years and older. Tr... read more

Tybost (Cobicistat)

Overview
Tybost is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with antiretroviral medications. Tybost is also referred to by its drug name, C... read more

Varicella vaccine

Overview
People with HIV are at greater risk for infections. You can help protect your health by ensuring that your vaccination for Varicella (chicken pox) is up to date. You may need a Varicella vaccination i... read more

Videx (Didanosine or Dideoxyinosine)

Overview
Videx is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Videx is also referred to by the drug nam... read more

Viracept (Nelfinavir)

Overview
Viracept is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Viracept is also referred to by its dr... read more

Viramune (Nevirapine)

Overview
Viramune is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in people at least 15 days old. Viramune is recommended in combination with other antiretrov... read more

Viread (Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Overview
Viread is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Viread is approved for use in people two... read more

Vitekta (Elvitegravir)

Overview
Vitekta is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with Ritonavir and an antiretroviral medication of the protease inhibitor clas... read more

Wellbutrin (Bupropion)

Overview
Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression in adults. Wellbutrin is also known by its drug name, Bupropion.

Wellbutrin is an atypical ... read more

Zerit (Stavudine)

Overview
Zerit is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Zerit is also referred to by its drug nam... read more

Ziagen (Abacavir)

Overview
Ziagen is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral medications. Ziagen is also referred to by its drug n... read more

Zoloft (Sertraline)

Overview
Zoloft is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Zoloft is also known by its drug name, Sertraline.

Zoloft is an antid... read more

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