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.

View:

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

Continue with Facebook
Sign up with your email
Already a Member? Log in

Welcome back!

Log in to gain access to the thousands of comments being shared on myHIVteam.

log in
×