There are many drugs available today that are used to help control and manage the symptoms and complications of HIV/AIDS. Many of them work by disabling proteins and other compounds in the body so that the virus cannot replicate itself.

Types of HIV patients

People who have gotten tested for HIV and received a positive test result should talk to a doctor right away so that the right kind of HIV/AIDS treatment can be administered to them. The following are some of the most common types of HIV patients that seek treatment:

  • Pregnant women
  • Hepatitis B patients
  • Those that are suffering very serious
  • HIV symptoms
  • Someone with an HIV-related kidney problem
  • People with a CD4 count of below 500

Side effects of medication

Before you start the HIV/AIDS treatment, you should be aware of the following side effects that may occur:

  • Skin Rashes
  • Diarrhea
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • death
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weak bones

Now that you know all these information, consult a doctor right away and he or she will be able to talk about the treatment process in a more detailed manner. 

To be able to treat HIV/AIDS at the earliest opportunity, people should get an HIV diagnosis fast. Use a rapid HIV screen test kit by STD Rapid Test Kits for a convenient way to test for HIV. In just 15 minutes, you can get a highly accurate test result.