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Nevirapine for HIV/AIDS

Available by prescription only, nevirapine (Viramune®) is a drug used as a treatment for HIV and AIDS. It is not meant to be used by itself; it is approved for use only in combination with other HIV medications. Although it can help stop HIV from infecting healthy cells in the body, this drug cannot reverse the damage or cure the condition.
 
Nevirapine is part of a group of HIV medications known as non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). These medicines work by blocking a process that the HIV virus needs in order to multiply.
 
(Click What Is Nevirapine Used For? for more details on using this drug for HIV/AIDS. This article goes into greater detail about how it works and explains whether it can be used in children.)
 

Nevirapine for HIV/AIDS

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