Why are Truvada and raltegravir prescribed?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Truvada + raltegravir is one of the preferred drug regimens for people who have not yet taken drugs to treat HIV. Truvada + raltegravir consists of 3 antiretroviral drugs in 2 pills. These are Truvada (emtricitabine + tenofovir) and raltegravir (Isentress).

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