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Treatments for HIV/AIDS

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HIV medicines are giving women longer, healthier futures and new strength. While there's no cure for HIV, the treatments today allow women to live longer, fuller lives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved many drugs for treating HIV. Other drugs are used to treat complications of HIV/AIDS. The FDA has programs to speed up the review of important medicines for HIV/AIDS and other serious diseases.

Making sense of all your treatment options can be hard. By getting the facts, you can decide the best way to manage your illness and get the most from these treatments. You will have a lot of questions about HIV treatment, from when to start it to how to keep track of medicines. The following pages provide more information:

Content last updated: July 01, 2011.

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