Special Considerations and Clinical Management of HIV in Patients With Substance Use Disorder

  • Author: Frederick L. Altice, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/5/20 (What's New)

Summary

  • Alcohol use is common among people living with HIV and may be associated with poor HIV treatment outcomes[Crane 2017; Azar 2010]
  • Treatment options include behavioral interventions and pharmacotherapy
  • Behavioral Intervention for Alcohol DependencePharmacotherapy for Alcohol Dependence
      Naltrexone
        Acamprosate
          Disulfiram

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