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Etravirine (Intelence)

What Is Etravirine? Who Should Take it? What About Drug Resistance? How Is it Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does it React With Other Drugs? What Is Etravirine? Etravirine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Intelence. It is manufactured by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals. Etravirine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (a "non-nuke" or NNRTI). These drugs stop HIV from...
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Intelence and erection medicine

Recently switched to Intelence and Truvada. Are there any erection drugs that will work. My doc said viagra, cialis, etc won't work. Is it true that only the level of the erection medicine goes down, or could the Intelence level be decre ased if I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven't seem much use of only etravirine + Truvada (etravirine usually used with boosted protease inhibitor such as darunavir/Prezista). Etravirine could decrease levels/effectiveness of the viagra/cialis drugs--not much publised data on that. I... Read more »

On time meds

Thank so much in advance. If you are late about 2 hours in taking your Hiv meds sometimes for some reason.Is it still considered on time. I am taking presista/isentrss/etravirine and booster norvir. please advise, its very important for me to know...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.We get this type of question from time to time. Regarding the timing of your medications, you've got little to worry about. A couple of hour time window is acceptable, being "off schedule" (you're really not) twice... Read more »

Once daily dosing of etravirine (Intelence)?

I was on Efavirenz and Truvada but recently switched to Etravirine and Truvada because of sleep/dream/emotional issues. I saw some research that suggested the 400 mg dose of Efavirine could be taken safely once a day...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
There is a study with a new formualtion of Intelence that would be given once a day. We are waiting for final results and then the new form would have to get approval from the FDA. The current pills should not be taken once a day. Stay tuned.Joe Read more »

Raltegravir- weight gain

I have been taking Raltegravir,etravirine,norvir and darunavir,for a few years now and am constantly battling my weight,I have had other combinations with Raltegravir and I think it is the common denominator.My weight before raltegravir hovered...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Excess weight gain is seen widely in the general population (often genetics can play role as well as exercise/diet ratio) and may be somewhat more common in HIV+ persons on meds (wide individual variations seen). Raltegravir has not yet been linked... Read more »

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

Brand Name: Intelence Other Name(s): ETR, ETV, Etravirina, TMC 125, TMC-125, TMC125 Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Etravirine, also known as Intelence or TMC125, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine) Approved by U.S. FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on January 18, 2008, granted accelerated approval for etravirine 100 mg tablets, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), an antiviral drug that helps to block reverse transcriptase, an... Read more »
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Table of Contents The TITAN Study: Ritonavir-Boosted Darunavir in Treatment-Experienced Patients Naive to Lopinavir It Takes Two Trials of Etravirine to Tango Entecavir and HIV Drug Resistance: Treating Hepatitis B Coinfection Gets... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: Next-Generation NNRTIs: Etravirine and Rilpivirine

Why Do We Need More NNRTIs? Leading the Next Generation: Etravirine and Rilpivirine Etravirine: The DUET Studies Rilpivirine Implications for Treatment Selected Sources Even in patients with the most resistant virus, our goal now is... Read more »
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