Management of Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Eric S. Daar, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Eric S. Daar, MD
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/1/18 (What's New)


  • HIV-infected patients needing to modify treatment due to virologic failure have several highly active and well-tolerated options
  • First step in optimizing treatment is defining potential obstacles to success, such as factors associated with poor treatment adherence[Chesney 2006]
  • Selecting new regimen requires determining which agents are likely to be virologically active for a given patient and using them in effective combinations

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