Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Author: Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, C-NP, FAAN (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/21/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • ART should be prescribed with consideration for comedication use
  • Active substance abuse and psychiatric illness should be treated prior to ART initiation, and patients should be monitored for relapse[Pence 2009]

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