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What drugs should one take if he has hiv to prolong his

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what drugs should one take if he has hiv to prolong his life?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  TheBugDoctor replied 5 years ago.

It actually really depends - We treat every person individually and take into account their CD$ count, the viral load, the genotype ( to tell us which medications for HIV will work best), and any possible drug interactions or intolerances that may affect the medications.

In addition to optimal HIV care, general medical care will help prolong life, including control of blood pressure, cholesterol, stopping to smoke or drink excessively and treating other major medical problems.

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