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)


  • There are 6 available classes of antiretroviral therapy targeting several steps of HIV lifecycle (Figure 1)
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