Lakes DHB HIV Service
Public Service, Infectious Diseases
Antivirals / Antiretrovirals
There is a wide range of drugs or treatments that can be used to control the amount of HIV in your body. They work to slow the damage caused to your immune system. HIV treatments are known as antivirals or antiretrovirals. Their job is to stop the HIV virus from making copies of itself, which protects your immune system from damage.