reverse transcriptase inhibitor

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an antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV

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nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), RNA polymerase inhibitors, integrase inhibitors.
Although the effect has been associated with both nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI) and protease inhibitors, not all of the drugs in both classes are equal in this regard, prompting investigators to consider new combinations that might have more favorable effects on fat distribution.
Sustiva will now be available as a 600 mg tablet to be taken once daily, in combination with a protease inhibitor and/or nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).
Until recently the only approved form of therapy for HIV infection was treatment with drugs from the class of nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (see Table 1), often referred to as RT inhibitors or nucleoside analogues.
Genotypic analysis of resistance mutations at baseline revealed a high prevalence of existing antiretroviral resistance, with 94 percent of patients exhibiting resistance to nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), 58 percent to protease inhibitors (PIs) and 48 percent to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs).
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