Agents Used in Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Authors: Philip Grant, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/19/21 (What's New)


  • Potent combination antiretroviral therapy has changed the prognosis for patients with HIV infection
  • This module describes the HIV life cycle, currently available antiretroviral agents, and agents in phase III clinical trials
  • Some agents are available separately (Table 1) or as part of coformulations (Table 2)

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