Concerns about HAART (Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy)

Alberta Reappraising AIDS Society

David R. Crowe, President
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Roger Swan, Treasurer
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Calgary, Alberta T2N 4S6
Canada
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Concerns about HAART (Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy)

HAART is the therapy, composed of multiple anti-HIV drugs, that is prescribed to many HIV-positive people, even before they develop symptoms of AIDS (and without considering that many will never develop these symptoms). The therapy usually includes one nucleoside analog (DNA chain terminator), one protease inhibitor and either a second nucleoside analog (“nuke”) or a non-nucleoside reverse transcription inhibitor (NNRTI).

The quotes are categorized as:

  • Acceptance
  • Adherence/Compliance
  • Other Adverse Effects
  • Adverse Effects with Nucleoside Analogs (‘Nukes’)
  • Auxiliary Therapy
  • Blood Disorders (Anemia etc.)
  • Bone Disease
  • Cancer
  • Drug company disclaimers
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