Key Pharmacologic Principles and Drug-Drug Interactions in HIV Patient Care

  • Authors: Amanda H. Corbett, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP; Colin I. Sheffield, PharmD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Eric S. Daar, MD
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/3/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Antiretroviral agents may interact with other antiretrovirals as well as with concomitant medications
  • Comedication use is common in HIV-infected patients
  • Primary care providers should consider potential drug–drug interactions whenever a new treatment is prescribed and review their patients’ use of medications regularly, including dietary supplements

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