Etravirine (Intelence) for HIV infection: not recommended by the Scottish Medicines Consortium

This is an excerpt from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) advice on etravirine (Intelence). ADVICE: following a full submission etravirine  (Intelence),  in  combination  with  a  boosted  protease  inhibitor and  other antiretroviral medicinal  products,  is not  recommended  for use within NHS Scotland  for  the treatment  of  human  immunodeficiency  virus  type  1  (HIV-1)  infection  in  antiretroviral treatment-experienced […]

Antiretrovirals drugs: video review for nurses (NCLEX)

This video review covers the medications used for the treatment of HIV infection. The target audience of the review is nursing students and nurses, it covers mainly adverse effects of the different drug classes. More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : HIV, NCLEX, NRTIs,  NNRTI, Nurses & nursing students

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri), a CCR5 inhibitor for the treatment of HIV infection. An Australian Prescriber review

A review from the Australian Prescriber website of a new drug for the treatment of HIV infection: Maraviroc Celsentri (Pfizer) 150 mg and 300 mg film-coated tablets Approved indication: HIV infection Australian Medicines Handbook section 5.4 Highly active antiretroviral therapy has improved survival for patients infected by HIV, but long-term toxicity and the development of […]

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