Primary Care of the Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Patient in Developed Countries

  • Author: Mary W. Montgomery, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/20/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Patients should be asked about medication use, including prescription and OTC drugs, methadone, and dietary or herbal supplements, which may interact with antiretrovirals[Piscitelli 2000]
  • They should also be asked about medication allergies and experience of drug toxicities

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