Antiretroviral (ARV) Drugs

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Antiretroviral (ARV)
Drugs

Source : 


http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/drugs/


 

 

Fusion
Inhibitors    –  Pharmaceutical
Company 

    Enfuvirtide
(Fuzeon, T-20)  – Roche

Fusion inhibitors work
by blocking the HIV virus from entering human cells.

 

 

Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) –
 Pharmaceutical Company 

    Delavirdine
(Rescriptor)  –  Pfizer

   Efavirenz (Sustiva) 
– Bristol-Myers-Squibb

   Nevirapine (Viramune) 
– Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc 

The class of
Antiretroviral drugs called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)
blocks reverse transcriptase, an enzyme that HIV needs to make more copies of
itself.

 

 

Nucleoside Reverse
Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)
Pharmaceutical
Company

    Abacavir (Ziagen)   –
GlaxoSmithKline

   Abacavir + Lamivudine (Epzicom) 
– GlaxoSmithKline

  
Abacavir+Lamivudine+Zidovudine (Trizivir)  –
    GlaxoSmithKline

   Didanosine (Videx, ddI) 
– Bristol – Myers Squibb Co

   Emtricitabine (Emtriva,
FTC)  – Gilead Sciences Inc

   Emtricitabine +
Tenofovir DF (Truvada)  – Gilead Sciences Inc

   Lamivudine (Epivir,
3TC)  – GlaxoSmithKline

   Lamivudine+Zidovudine (Combivir) 
– GlaxoSmithKline

   Stavudine (Zerit, d4T) 
– Bristol – Myers Squibb Co

   Tenofovir DF (Viread) 
– Gilead Sciences Inc

  
Zalcitabine (Hivid, ddC)  –
   Roche Laboratories

  
Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT, ZDV)  –
GlaxoSmithKline

The class of
 antiretroviral drug called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI)
 blocks reverse transcriptase, an enzyme (protein that helps chemical reactions)
that HIV needs to make more copies of itself.

 

 

Protease
Inhibitors (PIs)  – Pharmaceutical Company 

   Amprenavir (Agenerase) 
– GlaxoSmithKline

   Atazanavir (Reyataz)  –
Bristol – Myers Squibb Co

   Fosamprenavir (Lexiva,
908)  –  GlaxoSmithKline

   Indinavir (Crixivan)  –
Merck & Company, Inc

   Lopinavir+Ritonavir (Kaletra) 
– Abbott Laboratories

   Nelfinavir (Viracept) 
 Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc

   Ritonavir (Norvir)  –
Abbott Laboratories

   Saquinavir (Fortovase,
Invirase)  – Roche Laboratories

The class of
antiretroviral drugs called protease inhibitors (PIs) act by blocking protease,
a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself.

 

 Date: December 27, 2004

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