At our department's first annual UCSF High Risk Hawaii Conference 2 weeks ago, Dr. Rachel Chin taught about complications from all of the HIV drugs on the market now. It's a virtual alphabet soup: EFV, TDF, FTC, oh my. How do you keep track of them all?
Trick of the Trade:
HIV InSite website
The website is actually hosted and constantly updated by the Center for HIV Information at UCSF. Take a few minutes to browse through the extensive website: http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite
Specifically, I find the following sub-links most useful in the Emergency Department:
- Side effect profile of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs: http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite?page=ar-05-01#S2X. For instance, this is the side-effect profile for Indinavir: