Guide to medications used to treat acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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  • 1 Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, Omaha, NE, USA.
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Currently, there is no means to eradicate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from the human body. Thus, drug therapy provides an important mechanism to slow viral replication and its damaging effects on the body. A review of the drugs used in the care of the patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is provided, which highlights the significant adverse reactions and interactions associated with their use.