reverse transcriptase inhibitor

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Related to Nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors: NRTI, Protease inhibitors
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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), gp120 inhibitors, protease inhibitors, acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
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).
Both 3TC and Retrovir belong to a class of antiretroviral drugs known as nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
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