HIV therapy has advanced considerably since the days of the buyers clubs. In the 1990s, scientists discovered that a triple combination of antiviral drugs was the best way to attack the AIDS virus. This approach, known as highly active antiretroviral therapy, or HAART, has saved millions of lives. Make no mistake -- HIV is still a serious condition. However, the availability of HAART has changed HIV from a normally fatal condition to a chronic, manageable one.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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