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Tips and Tools
Questions to Ask Your Doctor about HIV Drugs
Department of Veterans Affairs National HIV/AIDS website
Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Combination Therapy
Department of Veterans Affairs National HIV/AIDS website
Other Web sites
Succinct, easy-to-read information on HIV drugs and related issues.
National Library of Medicine: HIV/AIDS Drugs
Index of U.S. government HIV/AIDS drug information resources.
Project Inform's Anti-HIV Treatment Information
Fact sheets on antiviral drugs, side effects, drug interactions, and more.
Patient Assistance Programs
Access Project
The Access Project collects and distributes information about medications available for HIV and AIDS through Medicaid, AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), and national pharmaceutical industry patient assistance/expanded access programs. This site is an excellent source of information about treatments.
Site dedicated to providing information on pharmaceutical company-sponsored patient assistance programs.
AIDSinfo - Contact
HIV/AIDS clinical trial and treatment information is provided by AIDSinfo, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project.
1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440)
FAX: 1-301-519-6616
Outside US: 1-301-519-0459
TTY: 1-888-480-3739
Monday to Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.
(Formerly the CDC National AIDS Hotline) CDC-INFO offers anonymous, confidential HIV/AIDS information in English and Spanish, as well as TTY service for the deaf.
1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), In English and Spanish
TTY: 1-888-232-6348
Health Fraud Task Force of California
Users may report or receive information on potentially fraudulent HIV/AIDS therapies. Based in California, this Health Fraud Task Force accepts feedback from throughout the U.S.
HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis C Nightline: Hotline providing support for people with HIV or hepatitis C and their caregivers during the evening and nightime hours. 1-800-273-AIDS or 415-434-AIDS; 5 pm - 5 am Pacific time. Also offers Spanish-language hotline at: 1-800-303-SIDA or 415-989-5212.
Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline
Confidential treatment information from a highly respected advocacy organization. Infoline hours are Monday - Thursday, 9am - 4pm; Tuesday, 9am - 7pm Pacific time.
1-800-822-7422 (toll-free) or
1-415-558-9051 (in the San Francisco Bay area and Internationally)
Poison Control Centers
Listings and database of poison control centers and information on poisoning. If you have a poisoning emergency, call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911 (in the U.S.).