Antiretroviral therapy

Antiretroviral therapy is the use of a medication or combination of medications (highly active antiretroviral therapy, or HAART) to slow the rate at which HIV makes copies of itself (replicates) in the body.

Last Updated: February 17, 2009

Author: Maria G. Essig, MS, ELS

Medical Review: Caroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal Medicine & Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine

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