Compare Edurant vs. Viramune

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Edurant
(rilpivirine)

Viramune
(nevirapine)

Works with other medications to treat HIV infection. Edurant (rilpivirine) is a good HIV drug that has to be used in combination with other HIV medications in patients who are new to treatment or are looking for alternatives to a current HIV regimen.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 30 (25mg) tablets of rilpivirine
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Best available price for 60 (200mg) tablets of nevirapine
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Reviews for Edurant (rilpivirine)
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Side effects
EdurantViramune
  • Depressive disorders 5%
  • Headache 3%
  • Sleep difficulty 3%
  • Rash 3%
  • Abdominal pain 2%
  • Fatigue 2%
  • Abnormal dreams 2%
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How it works
EdurantViramune
Edurant (rilpivirine) is a Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). It treats HIV by stopping the virus from replicating within cells in your immune system.Coming soon.
Type of medication
EdurantViramune
Prescription only
Available as
EdurantViramune
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Extended release
Used for
EdurantViramune
  • HIV Infection
Risk factors for serious side effects
EdurantViramune
  • History of mental health problems
  • Exposure to other infections
  • Start of a new HIV medication
  • Change in HIV therapy
  • Prior severe allergic reaction to Edurant (rilpivirine)
Detailed Edurant (rilpivirine) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Food
    EdurantViramune
    • Take each dose with a meal.
    No food related info.
    Kidneys and liver
    EdurantViramune
    • Can be used in patients with mild or moderate kidney damage.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    EdurantViramune
    • Generally well tolerated.
    • Taken only once daily.
    • Edurant (rilpivirine) is available in other combination tablets.
    • Can be used in patients with mild or moderate kidney damage.
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    Downsides and risks
    EdurantViramune
    • Must be taken in combination with other HIV drugs to treat HIV. Cannot be taken alone as treatment.
    • Must be taken with a meal.
    • Cannot be taken with proton pump inhibitors (PPI) like Prilosec or Prevacid. If you need to take an acid reducer, try an antacid like calcium carbonate either 2 hours before or 4 hours after Edurant (rilpivirine). Drugs like Pepcid or Zantac (H2RAs) may also be an option, but these should be taken 12 hours before or 4 hours after Edurant (rilpivirine).
    • Not recommended for patients who have a significantly high level of viral cells or have a very low level of immune cells.
    • Not recommended for children under 12 years old.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    EdurantViramune
    • Edurant (rilpivirine) should be taken at the same time everyday.
    • For missed doses, take one if you remember within 12 hours of your regularly scheduled time. Don't take two doses at the same time.
    • Take each dose with a meal.
    • Immediately report any signs of liver problems (jaundice, dark urine, yellowing of eyes, etc.) or sensitivity reactions (rash, fever, fatigue, difficulty breathing, etc.) to your doctor.
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