Talk About HIV-1 Treatment
How to start the conversation.
Having an honest, open conversation with your healthcare provider is the first step toward finding an HIV-1 treatment that may be right for you. This discussion guide will give you a basic set of questions to ask.
ABOUT HIV TREATMENT
What is the difference between having
HIV and having AIDS?
How often should I get my numbers
Will taking HIV medicine cure me?
Can I still give HIV to others even after
starting on medication?
When I am undetectable*, can I still give HIV to others?
How do I know if it's time to change my HIV medication?
STARTING HIV TREATMENT
When should I start treatment?
How will my HIV medicine interact with
the other medicines I am
How will I know that the HIV medicine
Are there HIV medicines that can help
me become undetectable*?
What happens if I accidentally miss a
How will HIV medication affect my
Will starting on HIV medicine make me
What is the likelihood that I will have
When could I start experiencing side
effects after starting HIV treatment?
What can I do about side effects?
LIVING WITH HIV
Are there HIV medicines without
any specific dietary restrictions?
What can I do to start my HIV therapy
on the right track?
What can I do to stay healthy?