It is important to have an open dialogue with your doctor when managing your health. You should talk to your doctor about important goals of treatment as well as any symptoms and potential side effects from all your medications. You should also work with your doctor to factor in other health conditions to help manage your overall health, as many people living with HIV have additional health concerns.
Click below for a downloadable conversation checklist to help you engage in a meaningful discussion with your doctor.
As you prepare for an open conversation with your health care team, it is important to keep track of each medication you are taking so you are able to discuss any questions with your doctor.
This free, downloadable medication worksheet may help you track your medicines, vitamins, and supplements and remind you when to take them so you're less likely to forget doses. Tracking medications may also help you identify any concerns you want to discuss with your doctor.
Taking your medicines on time is an important part of managing your HIV.
These downloadable mobile applications may help remind you when to take your medications and allow you to share information about your regimen with your health care team.
iStayHealthy is a free app created specifically for people living with HIV—designed to help you store lab results, record and manage your medications and set medication reminders.