NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 8: HIV treatments have come a long way since the early days of multiple pills, high doses and chronic side effects. Many of us are now able to take just one pill, once a day and carry on with life as usual. But some people find it difficult to take even one pill at the same time every day. We keep forgetting or simply don’t like doing it. That’s where the appeal of a monthly or two-monthly injection comes in.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 7: Sometimes, we can leave the doctor’s clinic with more questions than when we arrived. But there are ways to prepare for your appointments so you can get the most out of them. In this factsheet, find out how you can improve your time with the doctor.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 6: There are five main families of HIV treatments currently available in Australia and each one attacks HIV in a completely different way. To understand how each treatment works, you also need to understand the life cycle that HIV goes through to replicate in your body.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 5: What does HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) mean for people with HIV? PrEP is having a more profound and personal impact on our lives than we imagine.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 4: How confident are you that HIV treatment is prevention? We always knew that treatment reduced the chance of passing on HIV, but proving that it eliminated the risk took some time.