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2. Protease Inhibitors

Protease inhibitors (PI’s) stop the production of a protein vital to HIV reproduction. As the virus’s reproductive process grinds to a halt, a patient’s life is prolonged and symptoms lessened. As with all medications, side effects vary between patients. Some are more widely reported than others including GI upsets, joint pain, insomnia and fatigue.

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