Fact Sheet 1000

Index of Fact Sheets


FACT SHEETS ON HIV/AIDS
 

100: BACKGROUND INFORMATION
101. What is AIDS?
102. HIV Testing
103. Acute HIV Infection
105. How HIV Drugs Get Approved
106. HIV Life Cycle


120: LABORATORY TESTS
120. Normal Laboratory Values (2 pages)
121. Complete Blood Count (CBC)
122. Chemistry Panel
123. Blood Sugar and Fats
124. CD4 cell Tests
125. Viral load tests
126. Resistance tests
127. Monitoring Drug Levels
128. Body Composition Tests
129. Tropism Test


150: PREVENTING HIV INFECTION
150. Stopping the Spread of HIV
151. Safer Sex Guidelines
152. How Risky Is It?
153. Condoms
154. Drug Use and HIV
155. Harm Reduction
156. Post Exposure Prophylaxis
157. Microbicides
158. AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings
159. AIDS Vaccines
160. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)


200: LIVING WITH HIV
200. Important Resources in the US
201. How Do I Start?
202. Choosing an HIV Care Provider
203. Medical Appointments
204. Telling Others You’re HIV-Positive
205. Participating in a Clinical Trial
206. How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud
207. Vaccinations and HIV
208. Selling your Life Insurance
209. HIV Health Checklist


400: MEDICATIONS TO FIGHT HIV

400. BACKGROUND
400. HIV Life Cycle
401. Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs
402. Drug Names and Manufacturers
403. Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
404. ART Guidelines
405. Adherence
406. Treatment Interruptions
407. Drug Interactions
408. Salvage Therapy
 


410. NUCLEOSIDE ANALOG REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS
411. Zidovudine (AZT, Retrovir)
412. Zalcitabine (ddC, Hivid)
413. Didanosine (ddI, Videx)
414. Stavudine (d4T, Zerit)
415. Lamivudine (3TC, Epivir)
416. Abacavir (Ziagen)
417. Combivir (zidovudine + lamivudine)
418. Trizivir (zidovudine + lamivudine + Abacavir)
419. Tenofovir (Viread)
420. Emtricitabine (Emtriva)
421. Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine)
422. Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine)
427. Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)
 


430. NON-NUCLEOSIDE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS
431. Nevirapine (Viramune)
432. Efavirenz (Sustiva)
433. Delavirdine (Rescriptor)
434. Etravirine (Intelence)
435. Rilpivirine (Edurant)


440. PROTEASE INHIBITORS
441. Indinavir (Crixivan)
442. Ritonavir (Norvir)
443. Saquinavir (Invirase)
444. Nelfinavir (Viracept)
445. Amprenavir (Agenerase)
446. Lopinavir (Kaletra)
447. Atazanavir (Reyataz)
448. Fosamprenavir (Lexiva)
449. Tipranavir (Aptivus)
450. Darunavir (Prezista)


460. ATTACHMENT AND FUSION INHIBITORS
461. Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)
462. Maraviroc (Celsentri, Selzentry)


 

465. INTEGRASE INHIBITORS
465. Raltegravir (Isentress)
466. Elvitegravir
467. Dolutegravir

 


470. COMBINATION THERAPY
470. Combination Medications
471. Complera (rilpivirine + tenofovir + efavirenz)
472. Atripla (emtricitabine + tenofovir + efavirenz)
473. Triumeq (dolutegravir+abacavir+lamivudine)
474. Stribild (elvitegravir + cobicistat + emtricitabine + tenofovir)


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480: STRENGTHENING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
481. Immune Restoration
482. Interleukin-2
483. Immune Restoration Syndrome
484. HIV and Inflammation
485. Can HIV Infection be Cured?
494. Recreational Drugs and HIV

 

500: OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS AND RELATED DISEASES AND TREATMENT

500. Opportunistic Infections Overview
501. Candidiasis (Thrush)
502. Cryptosporidiosis
503. Cryptococcal meningitis
504. Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
505. Nervous System Problems and Dementia
506. Hepatitis and HIV
507. Hepatitis C and HIV
508. Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)
509. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
510. HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
511. KS (Kaposi’s Sarcoma)
512. Lymphoma
513. Molluscum
514. Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
515. Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)
516. Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML)
517. Toxoplasmosis
518. Tuberculosis (TB)
519. Wasting Syndrome
520. Cancer and HIV

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530: DRUGS TO TREAT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

530. Azithromycin (Zithromax)
531. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
532. Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
533. Dapsone (Avlosulfon)
534. Fluconazole (Diflucan)
535. Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole
(TMP/SMX, Bactrim or Septra)
536. Filgrastim (Neupogen)
537. Pentamidine
538. Atovaquone (Mepron)


550: SIDE EFFECTS AND THEIR TREATMENT

550: SIDE EFFECTS
550. Side Effects – Overview
551. Fatigue
552. Anemia
553. Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)
554. Diarrhea
555. Peripheral Neuropathy
556. Mitochondrial Toxicity
557. Osteoporosis
558. Depression and HIV
559. Osteonecrosis



600: PATIENT POPULATIONS
610. Women and HIV
611. Pregnancy and HIV
612. Children and HIV
615. HIV in Prisons and Jails
613. Couples With Mixed HIV Status
616. Older People and HIV


650: HIV and RELATED DISEASES
651. HIV and Kidney Disease
652. HIV and Cardiovascular Disease
653. HIV and the Mouth


670: HEPATITIS C
670. Hepatitis C Virus Life Cycle
671. Hepatitis Laboratory Tests
672. Liver Biopsy
673. Preventing Hepatitis C Infection
674. Hepatitis C Genotypes
675. Hepatitis C Viral Load
680. Interferon and Ribavirin
681. New Hepatitis C Drugs in Development
682. Telaprevir (Incivek)
683. Boceprevir (Victrelis)


700: ALTERNATIVE AND
COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

700. Alternative & Complementary Therapies – Overview
702. Ayurvedic Medicine
703. Chinese acupuncture
704. Chinese herbalism
708 Native American Traditional Healing
722. Cat’s claw
724. DHEA
725. DNCB
726. Echinacea
727. Essiac
729. Hypericin (St. John’s Wort)
731. Marijuana
735. Silymarin (Milk Thistle)


800: NUTRITION AND EXERCISE
800. Nutrition
801. Vitamins and Minerals
802. Exercise and HIV
803. Smoking and HIV


900: INTERNET BOOKMARKS FOR AIDS
925 - The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)




 

 

 


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