..

Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

ISSN: 2155-6113

Open Access

Antiretroviral Treatment

Antiretroviral treatment are medications that treat HIV. The drugs do not kill or cure the virus. However, when taken in combination they can prevent the growth of the virus. When the virus is slowed down, so is HIV disease. Antiretroviral drugs are referred to as ARV. Combination ARV therapy (cART) is referred to as highly active ART (HAART). Each type, or “class”, of ARV drugs attacks HIV in a different way. The first class of anti-HIV drugs was the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (also called NRTIs or “nukes”.) These drugs block step 4, where the HIV genetic material is used to create DNA from RNA.

Related Journals of Antiretroviral Treatment

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals, Journal of Infectious Diseases & Therapy, Virology & Mycology, AIDS Research and Therapy, AIDS Research and Treatment, AIDS clinical care and Journal of Neuro-AIDS.

High Impact List of Articles
Conference Proceedings

Information

Copyright: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


To cite this article:


Received Date: Jan 01, 1970
Accepted Date: Jan 01, 1970
Published Date: Jan 01, 1970

Recommended Conferences

Infectious Diseases and Control

New York, USA

Clinical Research & Clinical Trials

New York, USA
 
arrow_upward arrow_upward