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Update

Updated Adult & Adolescent Treatment Guidelines Available - 3/27/2012

The HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents released updated Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1 Infected Adults and Adolescents. Key changes include:

  • New section on HIV and the older patient
  • New table on cost of antiretroviral drugs
  • Updated recommendations on initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in treatment-naive individuals
  • Expanded discussion of use of hormonal contraceptives in HIV-infected women
  • Preliminary recommendations on coadministration of the newly approved hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitors (PIs) boceprevir and telaprevir
  • Recommendations on “when to start” ART in HIV-infected individuals diagnosed with tuberculosis but not receiving ART
  • Discussion of the role of effective ART in preventing HIV transmission
To view the Guidelines, click here.