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In the US, Nevirapine (nevirapine systemic) is a member of the drug class NNRTIs and is used to treat HIV Infection and Reduction of Perinatal Transmission of HIV.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Treatment of HIV infection

Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)

Chemical Names

11-cyclopropyl-4-metyl-5,11-dihydro-6H-dipyrido[3,2-b:2',3'-e][1,4]diazepin-6-one (Ph. Int.)

11-cyclopropyl-5,11-dihydro-4-metyl-6H-dipyrido[3,2-b2',3'-e][1,4]diazepin-6-one (WHO)

6H-Dipyrido[3,2-b:2',3'-e][1,4]diazepin-6-one, 11-cyclopropyl-5,11-dihydro-4-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Nevirapinum (Latin)
  • Nevirapin (German)
  • Névirapine (French)
  • Nevirapina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nevirapine (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Névirapine (OS: DCF)
  • BIRG 0587 (IS: Boehringer Ingelheim)
  • Nevirapin, wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapine (PH: Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Névirapine anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapine, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapine, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2016)
  • Nevirapinum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Nevirapinum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapin hemihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapine (PH: USP 38)
  • Nevirapine hemihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Nevirapine Hemihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Névirapine hémihydratée (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nevirapinum hemihydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acriptaz
    Mylan, South Africa
  • Adco-Nevirapine
    Al Pharm, South Africa
  • Ai Ji
    Huahai, China
  • Ai Tai
    Huahai, China
  • Ai Wei Ning
    Bangyu Pharmaceutical, China
  • Aspen Lamzid + Nevirapine (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Aspen, Tanzania
  • Aspen Nevirapine
    Aspen, Tanzania; Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Auro-Nevirapine
    Auro Pharma, Canada
  • Cipla-Nevirapine
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Emduo-N (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Emcure, India
  • Emtri (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Emcure, India
  • Emtri JR (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine (pediatric))
    Emcure, India
  • Filide
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • GPO-VIR S30 (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    GPO, Thailand
  • GPO-VIR Z250 (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    GPO, Thailand
  • Lamivudina + Zidovudina + Nevirapina Humax (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Lazid-N (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Emcure, India
  • Lazinevir (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Li Wei Er
    Taibao Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nerapin
    LKM, Argentina
  • Neravir
    GPO, Thailand
  • Nevicure
    Korea United Pharm, Vietnam
  • Nevilast (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Hetero, India
  • Nevilast Baby (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine (pediatric))
    Hetero, India
  • Nevilast Junior (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine (pediatric))
    Hetero, India
  • Nevimat
    Mylan, India
  • Nevimune
    Cipla, Georgia; Cipla, Lebanon
  • Nevir
    Emcure, South Africa
  • Neviran
    Alpha-Medical, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Nevirapin HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Nevirapin Sandoz
    Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Belgium
  • Nevirapina Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Spain
  • Nevirapina Combino Pharm
    Combino, Portugal
  • Nevirapina Elea
    Elea, Argentina
  • Nevirapina Hetero Europe
    Hetero, Portugal
  • Nevirapina Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Nevirapina Kern Pharma
    Kern, Spain
  • Nevirapina Mylan
    Mylan, Spain
  • Nevirapina Nevirex
    Lavineli, Portugal
  • Nevirapina Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Nevirapina Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy; Sandoz, Portugal; Sandoz, Romania; Sandoz Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Nevirapina Teva
    Teva, Spain; Teva Pharma, Portugal; Teva, Romania; Teva Italia, Italy
  • Nevirapine Alphapharm
    Alphapharm, Australia; Mylan, New Zealand
  • Nevirapine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Malta; Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Nevirapine Cristers
    CristerS, France
  • Nevirapine Hspt
    HOSPtess, Hungary
  • Nevirapine Mylan
    Mylan, Belgium; Mylan, France; Mylan, Netherlands; Mylan, Poland; Mylan, Thailand
  • Nevirapine Roxane
    Roxane, United States
  • Nevirapine Sandoz
    Sandoz, France; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Nevirapine Teva
    Teva, Lithuania; Teva Pharma BV, Hungary; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Nevirapine Wockhardt
    Wockhardt UK, United Kingdom
  • Nevirapine-Biochem United Pharm
    United Cell Biotech, China
  • Nevirapin-Hormosan
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Nevirapin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Nevitrio (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Nevivir
    Hetero, Georgia; Hetero, India
  • Nuo Lan Pin
    Rotam Reddy, China
  • Protease
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Sonke Nevirapine
    Ranbaxy, South Africa
  • Teva-Nevirapine
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Trezav (Nevirapine and Zidovudine, + Lamivudine)
    Mylan, India
  • Trezav Ped (Nevirapine and Zidovudine, + Lamivudine (pediatric))
    Mylan, India
  • Triomune (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Cipla, India
  • Triovix (Nevirapine and Lamivudine + Zidovudine)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Trovir (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Zidovudine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Virainhi
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Viramun
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Georgia
  • Viramune
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, Brazil; Boehringer Ingelheim, Canada; Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Chile; Boehringer Ingelheim, China; Boehringer Ingelheim, Czech Republic; Boehringer Ingelheim, Denmark; Boehringer Ingelheim, Finland; Boehringer Ingelheim, France; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Georgia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Hong Kong; Boehringer Ingelheim, Croatia (Hrvatska); Boehringer Ingelheim, Hungary; Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Iceland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Lithuania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Latvia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim, Oman; Boehringer Ingelheim, Poland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Portugal; Boehringer Ingelheim, Romania; Boehringer Ingelheim, Serbia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovenia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovakia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Turkey; Boehringer Ingelheim, Taiwan; Boehringer Ingelheim, South Africa; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Austria; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, United States; Boehringer Ingelheim Singapore, Singapore; Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan
  • Viramune LP
    Boehringer Ingelheim, France
  • Viramune XR
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Canada; Boehringer Ingelheim, Hong Kong; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Viropon
    Aurobindo, South Africa
  • Virozen S (Nevirapine and Lamivudine, + Stavudine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Wei Le Si
    XingHao Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zidolam-N (Nevirapine and Zidovudine, + Lamivudine)
    Hetero, India
  • Viramune
    Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Israel; Boehringer Ingelheim, New Zealand; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Austria


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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