Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Author: Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, C-NP, FAAN (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/21/18 (What's New)


  • High levels of adherence are needed to sustain antiretroviral efficacy
  • Simplified antiretroviral regimens facilitate but do not guarantee adherence
  • Adherence is multifactorial and varies between and within individuals over time (Table 3)

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