Your Guide to HIV Treatment
These appendices contain more detailed information about the viral life cycle, HIV drugs currently available in Canada and drug resistance.
- The viral life cycle and antiretroviral drugs
An outline of the HIV life cycle that shows how the different classes of antiretroviral drugs fight the virus at different points in the cycle.
- Common HIV drugs available in Canada for adults
A list of the currently available classes of antiretroviral drugs and the medications approved within each class.
- Drug resistance and resistance testing
An explanation of how HIV can become resistant to antiretroviral drugs and the tests used to detect drug resistance.