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Dr. Athena Kourtis
67 doctors shared insights

Nevirapine (Overview)

Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is it safe to take nevirapine during pregnant?

Is it safe to take nevirapine during pregnant?

Yes: If you are already on Nevirapine from before pregnancy, it is safe to take during pregnancy - fda class b. Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy does not increase risk for Nevirapine side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Athena Kourtis
67 doctors shared insights

Nevirapine (Overview)

Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Can you tell me how is nevirapine used to treat HIV infections?

Can you tell me how is nevirapine used to treat HIV infections?

Nevirapine - HIV med: This medicine is what's called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor or 'non-nuke'. There are now several different classes of HIV medication, which is great for patients. This drug is one of the older ones, and actually I like to stay away from it, given it can have side effects & there are alot of newer meds out there, including combo pills that are much easier to take. Hope this help ...Read more

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What is nvp (nevirapine) in tests?

Unknown VNP? or VNP: Could not find anything related to test in lab and "nvp". Please confirm that is the right question. But vnp is related to volume increase in blood vessels and heart. Plasma levels of atrial and ventricular natriuretic peptide (anp and vnp) can be measured and elevate in congestive heart failure (chf). ...Read more

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I am taking viramune (nevirapine) time release pill daily and it doesn't dissolve. It goes right through my body. I am breaking it in two . Is that recommended?

Not a good idea: It is generally not a good idea to break or crush extended release medication since it alters its absorption profile. You should ask your doctor about this and consider switching to the non-extended release version of viramune (nevirapine). ...Read more

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What antiviral is nvp (nevirapine) an abbreviation for?

Neviapine: Nevirapine, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nnrti). ...Read more

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Is nvp (nevirapine) one of the HIV drugs? How does it work?

HIV meds: Nvp, (nevirapine) nevaripine, is a so-called non-nucleoside reverse transciptase inhibitor or "non-nuc" for short. It is in the same class as Efavirenz and etravirine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nevirapine during pregnant?

Yes: If you are already on Nevirapine from before pregnancy, it is safe to take during pregnancy - fda class b. Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy does not increase risk for Nevirapine side effects. ...Read more

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My mother is taking viramune (nevirapine) pills. What for?

Could be HIV: Viramune (nevirapine) is indicated for hiv-1 infection. However, sometimes md uses it for other off label use. You should check with your mother before you jump into conclusion. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Viramune (Definition)

Viramune is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Nvp (Definition)

NVP is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more