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What you need to know about HIV two-drug regimens

What you need to know about HIV two-drug regimens

, by Emily Land

There is one currently recommended two-drug regimen option for people living with HIV. Here’s a summary of challenges with the current option, and an overview of two other combinations currently being tested. Read More

Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

This week, the FDA granted approval of Gilead Science’s single-table combo pill of bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide named Biktarvy. Read More

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Two pharmacists share how to stay safe if you’re starting a new drug, supplement or over-the-counter medication. Read More

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

, by Liz Highleyman

Promising research about a new type of HIV drug called GS-CA1, the first capsid inhibitor to enter clinical trials, was shared at CROI 2017. Read More

Antibody therapies effective at preventing HIV from invading CD4 cells

Antibody therapies effective at preventing HIV from invading CD4 cells

, by Liz Highleyman

Research on two new long-acting antibody therapies demonstrates success at protecting CD4 cells and suppressing viral loads in people living with HIV. Read More