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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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