Brand Name: Edurant Other Name(s): RPV, rilpivirine hydrochloride Drug Class: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
What Is Rilpivirine? 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 Rilpivirine?
Rilpivirine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
Brand name: Edurant
Generic name: rilpivirine hydrochloride (rilpivirine), or RPV
Class: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (non-nucleoside, NNRTI, or non-nuke)
Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, www.janssentherapeutics.com, (800) JAN...
More than 16,000 delegates traveled to Vienna, Austria for the 18th International AIDS Conference held in July. Abstracts (summaries) and many webcasts are available at www.aids2010.org.
Leading the news from the conference: the first ever antiviral...
A number of new drugs from existing classes are being studied. Here's a brief rundown of drugs that have started trials in people:
Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)
Amdoxovir (DAPD): Early results from an ongoing Phase II s...