Patients at Risk: HGBR
Do These Patient Factors Impact Your ARV Choice?
HIGH GENETIC BARRIER CONSIDERATIONS
- Compliance risk unknown (eg, rapid initiation, new to you, uncertain adherence)
- Young, with no experience with chronic medication
- Prior low-level viremia
- Busy, irregular schedule (eg, flight attendant, shift work, night classes)
- Psychosocial issues (eg, unstable housing, unemployment, lack of social support)
ARV=antiretroviral; HGBR=high genetic barrier to resistance.
Reference: Department of Health and Human Services. Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in adults and adolescents with HIV. Updated January 20, 2022. Accessed March 8, 2022. https://clinicalinfo.hiv.gov/en/guidelines/adult-and-adolescent-arv/whats-new-guidelines