HIV & Herpes
What are STDs? What are the medications to manage the health in case of STDs?
Sexually transmitted diseases or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are severe kinds of health issues that people most often get through sexual contact. The microorganisms responsible for causing sexually transmitted diseases transmit from person to person via blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids. Certain kinds of STDs cause almost no visible symptoms in some people and are known as sexually transmitted infections. Mainly there are two types of sexually transmitted diseases namely:
HIV/AIDS: A life-frightening severe kind of chronic health condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This viral infection destructs immune system of the person and due to HIV infection the sufferer body lost the ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. Aquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome is known as AIDS.
HERPES: HERPES is also a kind of viral infection that affects both men and women. This sexually transmitted infection is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). This is a common type of STD that spread with unprotected sexual contacts. There is no cure for this infection. Some anti-viral can be used.
The sad part is still there are no cures for HIV/AIDS. However, a combination of variety of drugs is used in patient to control the virus. Some of the drug classes that are used in combination are listed here:
- Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
- Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
- Protease inhibitors
- Entry or fusion inhibitors
- Integrase inhibitors
Patients can find their prescription medications here at our store at reasonable prices.