Feb 24, 2011
hello- i was wondering if fuzeon is in tablet form? if not, is there another medication like it? also the other medication in its category is selzentry for ccr5- is that only a ccr5 medication or is it like fuzeon- thanks-
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) is only available as a twice-daily subcutaneous injection and it is the only member of it's drug class.
Maraviroc (Selzentry) is a different class of medications (CCR5 inhibitor).
Both drugs prevent HIV entry into human cells, but work through entirely different mechanisms.
Hope this helps, BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.