Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): 3TC/ZDV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
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What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs?
What Is Combivir?
Combivir is a pill that contains two ...
Brand name: Combivir
Generic name: lamivudine/zidovudine, or 3TC/AZT
Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination
Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com, (877) 844-8872
On Friday, Sept. 26, FDA approved a combination of AZT (zidovudine) and 3TC (lamivudine) for treating AIDS and HIV infection. Combining these two drugs, which are commonly prescribed with one another, into one tablet could decrease the number of pill...