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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.

This page was last updated at 8:14AM on October 4, 2021.