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Drugs for AIDS/HIV


A comprehensive list of drugs used to treat AIDS/HIV are listed here. View list of drugs used to treat 'AIDS/HIV'. Click below on the listed drug to know more and this includes the brand name(s), price of the drug, its dosage, side-effects, adverse events, how and when should it be taken.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of AIDS/HIV

For the convenience of the medical practitioners we have listed both the generic name and the multiple brand names of the drugs for AIDS.

Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine

Abacavir and lamivudine is a fixed-dose combination of antiviral drugs used to treat AIDS/HIV infection, particularly in children.
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Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine and Zidovudine

Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine, and Zidovudine is a fixed-dose combination prescribed for treating AIDS/HIV infection mainly for pregnant women to reduce the risk of mother to child transmission during pregnancy.

Amantadine

Amantadine is a synthetic (man-made) anti-viral and antiparkinson agent, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and also for treating certain types of flu.
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Ampenavir

Ampenavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS in combination with at least two other antiviral medications.
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Bictegravir, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Alafenamide

Bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide is a three-drug combination where bictegrair is an HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor, and emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide are HIV -1 nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors prescribed to treat HIV infections in adults.

Cidofovir

Cidofovir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for cytomegalovirus(CMV) infection in HIV/AIDS patients.

Cobicistat-Elvitegravir-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir

Cobicistat-Elvitegravir-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir contains integrase strand transfer inhibitor, pharmacokinetic enhancer and nucleos(t)ide analog HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitors, prescribed for HIV-1 infection.

Delavirdine

Delavirdine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV-1 infection.

Dolutegravir

Dolutegravir is an integrase inhibitor prescribed for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older and weighing at least 40 kg.

Doravirine

Doravirine is prescribed to treat human immunodeficiency-1 (HIV-1) virus infection in adult patients only in combination with other antiretroviral medications.

Dronabinol

Dronabinol is a cannabinoid, prescribed for nausea and vomiting due to cancer and chemotherapy and for anorexia (loss of appetite) in HIV patients.

Etravirine

Etravirine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS.

Fosamprenavir Calcium

Fosamprenavir Calcium is an HIV protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV with other medications.

Lopinavir and Ritonavir

Lopinavir and Ritonavir contains antiretroviral agents, prescribed for HIV-1 infection for adults and children aged above 14 days.

Maraviroc

Maraviroc is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection (CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable).

Megestrol

Megestrol is a progesterone derivative, prescribed for breast cancer, uterine cancer, loss of appetite, physical wasting, or unexplained significant weight loss in patients with diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
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Raltegravir

Raltegravir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS.

Rilpivirine

Rilpivirine is a second-generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV infection.

Tesamorelin

Tesamorelin is a human growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) analog, prescribed for reducing excess stomach fat in certain HIV-infected patients.

Tipranavir

Tipranavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS with ritonavir.

Zalcitabine

Zalcitabine is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NARTI), prescribed for HIV infection.


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