Recent data presented at CROI 2021 provide insights on the clinical significance of INSTIs and weight gain. Here are my takeaways regarding cardiovascular and metabolic implications of INSTI-associated weight gain.
Healthcare professionals need better understanding of the processes involved with weight gain in patients taking antiretroviral therapy. New and upcoming data are providing valuable insights.
As our patients with HIV achieve longer life expectancies, the potential for drug–drug interactions increases as non-HIV–associated comorbid conditions arise.