Basic Drug Interactions

Basic drug interactions (updated 6/8/13) – 1.1 Session overview

Module: Basic introduction to HIV drug interactions
Duration: 30 minutes reading and exercises, 40 minute video presentations
Author: Neal Marshall, Royal Free Hospital, London
First published: 25th March 2012. Updated 6/8/13
Next review: 6th August 2014

Description: This section covers the basics of antiretroviral drug interactions with respect to antiretrovirals. It composes a series of slides, a set of reference resources, and a video presentations from the HIV in 2012 study day in March 2012, and a presntaion by Prof David Back looking at drug interactions with cobicistat/elvitegrav

Basic drug interactions – 1.2 module learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be:


Basic drug interactions – 1.3 Educational resources

The following sites and guidelines provide some excellent learning resources and presentations on drug interactions:

Basic drug interactions – 1.4 Drug interaction websites

The following are the most useful websites to deliver information on specific drug-drug interactions

Links to these and other resources are found in the links page

Basic drug interactions – 1.5 Practice session

Go to the Liverpool drug interactions website and look for the interactions between the following drugs. If there is no information use other resources to research the interaction:

Basic drug interactions – 1.6 Video presentation

The presentations below were given at the HIVPA ‘HIV in 2012′ study day in March 2012 by Neal Marshall, and by Prof David Back (Univeristy of Liverpool) in July 2013 were he spoke about drug interactiosn with cobicistat and elvitegravir

Now use the link below to view each 40 minute presentation on basic drug interactions seen in HIV, and then cobicistat/elvitegravir interactions .

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There will be some questions to follow based on the first presentation

Basic drug interactions – 1.7 Post module quiz

Thank you for completing the HIVPA eHIVe basic drug interactions module.

Below there is a series of questions based on the learning objectives of the module and presentation. Once you have answered the questions the website will create you a module completion certificate for you to download and use as part of you CPD requirements.