Special Considerations Related to Aging in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Matthew B. Goetz, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/28/15 (What's New)


  • Older age is a risk factor for liver-related death and renal impairment in HIV-infected individuals[Weber 2006]
  • Older age is also a risk factor for renal impairment with tenofovir DF
  • Low testosterone levels in HIV-infected men have been associated with increased age[Dubé 2007]

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