List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called AIDS/HIV. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of AIDS/HIV
Abacavir is an antiviral drug that is effective against the HIV-1 virus. It acts on an enzyme of the virus called reverse transcriptase, which plays an important role in its multiplication. Though abacavir reduces viral load and may slow the progression of the disease, it does not cure the HIV infection.
Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine and Zidovudine contains a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), prescribed for HIV-1 infection. It works by preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells multiplication in your body.
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.
Darunavir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection with other antiviral agents. It is a protease inhibitor and blocks the enzyme activity. Darunavir slows down the spread of virus in the body.
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. Dolutegravir works by blocking integrase, an HIV enzyme that prevents the replication and lowers the amount of HIV in the blood.
Efavirenz is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), and active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prescribed for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 either alone or with other medications.
Hydroxyurea is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for sickle cell anemia, several types of cancer (such as melanoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia, squamous cell carcinomas), as an adjunct to antiretroviral therapy for AIDS. It is also used for psoriasis.
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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