RxFiles: HIV


What front-line clinicians need to know about HIV. 

HIV Newsletter, April 2021

A selected collection of the documents below. 

HIV Drug Comparison Chart

Describes pearls for screening, treating, and monitoring HIV, including a full comparison of HIV medications (NRTIs, INSTIs, PIs, NNRTIs, combination tablets, injectable regimens, and PK boosters).

HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Chart

Provides an overview of how to initiate Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medications for preventing HIV in patients who are HIV-negative but at high risk of acquiring the infection. 

HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Infographic

An infographic explaining the why & how of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in a patient-friendly way. 

HIV Medications & Drug Interactions Q&A

Describes three categories of common drug interactions with HIV medications that every clinician should know.

Sanford Guide to HIV Medication Drug Interactions [external link]

Colour comparison chart of drug-drug interactions with HIV medications. Available from the European AIDS Clinical Society.

Harm Reduction Chart

Describes the level of harm reduction evidence for various sustances and activities. 

Injecting Drugs: Patient Booklet

An information booklet for patients who inject drugs and want to keep themselves safe.

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store. 

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