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Raltegravir Drug Information

Raltegravir (Isentress™) is a prescription medication that may help prevent the HIV virus from multiplying in people who have HIV or AIDS. It is the first medication available in a class of HIV drugs known as integrase inhibitors. These products work by blocking a process that the HIV virus needs in order to multiply. Raltegravir comes in tablet and chewable tablet form, and is only approved for use in conjunction with other HIV medications.
 
Prior to using raltegravir, inform your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have and any other drugs you are taking. Some of the most commonly reported side effects of this medication include:
   
(For more detailed information on this drug, including why it's important to take each dose exactly as prescribed, click Raltegravir.)
 

Raltegravir Drug Information

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