Rilpivirine is used in combination with other medications to treat HIV and AIDS. This prescription medicine helps to stop the spread of HIV to uninfected cells in the body. It comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once daily. Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects may occur and can include headaches, a rash, and depression.
What Is Rilpivirine?
Rilpivirine (Edurant™) is a prescription medicine used as a treatment for HIV and AIDS. It is an oral medication that is taken just once a day. Rilpivirine should not be used by itself; it is approved for use only in combination with other HIV medications.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed July 18, 2011.
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