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Medications for HIV Infection

Drugs associated with HIV Infection

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is HIV Infection: HIV infection is a viral infection caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that gradually destroys the immune system, resulting in infections that are hard for the body to fight.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Truvada Rx B N 9 reviews
9.0

Generic name: emtricitabine / tenofovir systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Atripla Rx D N X 86 reviews
9.0

Generic name: efavirenz / emtricitabine / tenofovir systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Norvir Rx B N Add review
7.0

Generic name: ritonavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors, antiviral boosters

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Isentress Rx C N 12 reviews
9.0

Generic name: raltegravir systemic

Drug class: integrase strand transfer inhibitor

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prezista Rx C N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: darunavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Reyataz Rx B N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: atazanavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Epzicom Rx C N X 4 reviews
10

Generic name: abacavir / lamivudine systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Complera Rx B N 55 reviews
8.0

Generic name: emtricitabine / rilpivirine / tenofovir systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Stribild Rx B N 77 reviews
9.0

Generic name: cobicistat / elvitegravir / emtricitabine / tenofovir systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Epivir Rx C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: lamivudine systemic

Drug class: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Kaletra Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: lopinavir / ritonavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Viread Rx B N Add review
8.0

Generic name: tenofovir systemic

Drug class: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Sustiva Rx D N X 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: efavirenz systemic

Drug class: NNRTIs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Intelence Rx B N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: etravirine systemic

Drug class: NNRTIs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lamivudine Rx C N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: lamivudine systemic

Brand names:  Epivir, Epivir-HBV

Drug class: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Viramune Rx B N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: nevirapine systemic

Drug class: NNRTIs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Ziagen Rx C N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: abacavir systemic

Drug class: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Combivir Rx C N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: lamivudine / zidovudine systemic

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
ritonavir Rx B N Add review
7.0

Generic name: ritonavir systemic

Brand name:  Norvir

Drug class: protease inhibitors, antiviral boosters

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
efavirenz / emtricitabine / tenofovir Rx D N X 89 reviews
9.0

Generic name: efavirenz / emtricitabine / tenofovir systemic

Brand name:  Atripla

Drug class: antiviral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Crixivan Rx C N Add review
2.0

Generic name: indinavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
darunavir Rx C N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: darunavir systemic

Brand name:  Prezista

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Lexiva Rx C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: fosamprenavir systemic

Drug class: protease inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
raltegravir Rx C N 13 reviews
9.0

Generic name: raltegravir systemic

Brand name:  Isentress

Drug class: integrase strand transfer inhibitor

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
tenofovir Rx B N Add review
8.0

Generic name: tenofovir systemic

Brand name:  Viread

Drug class: nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Acute HIV Infection; Acute Retroviral Syndrome; AIDS; AIDS-Related Complex; ARC; Chronic Symptomatic HIV Infection; HIV; HIV Infection, Acute; HIV Seroconversion Syndrome; HIV/AIDS; Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection; Primary HIV Infection

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