delavirdine

Synonym for NNRTI ... A member of a class of compounds, including delavirdine, loviride and nevirapine, that acts to directly combine with and block the action of HIV's reverse transcriptase (see). In contrast, nucleoside analogs block reverse transcriptase by capping the unfinished DNA chain that the enzyme is constructing. NNRTIs have suffered fr...
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delavirdine

Rescriptor noun a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Rescriptor) used to treat AIDS and HIV
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delavirdine

(del″ә-vir┬┤dēn) an antiretroviral agent, that acts as a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor; administered orally as the mesylate salt in treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection.
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Delavirdine

Although delavirdine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1997, its efficacy is lower than other NNRTIs, especially efavirenz, and it also has an inconvenient schedule. These factors have led the U.S. DHHS not to recommend its use as part of initial therapy. The risk of cross-resistance across the NNRTI class, as well as its co...
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