Prescription onlyClass: Infection

Intelence

(etravirine)

Prescription onlyClass: Infection
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Works with other medicines to treat HIV infection.

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Our bottom line

Intelence (etravirine) can be an option for patients who are already taking HIV medications but are in need of improving their current HIV drug regimen.

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Upsides

  • Intelence (etravirine) has a lower rate of failure due to single HIV mutations compared to other HIV drugs in its class.
  • Can be used in patients with kidney damage.
  • If swallowing a tablet is difficult, you can dissolve Intelence (etravirine) in water and drink it.
  • Can used by children 6 years and older.
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Downsides

  • Taken twice daily.
  • Should be taken after meals.
  • Not for use in patients who are new to HIV medications.
  • Intelence (etravirine) can interact with a significant number of drugs.
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How it works

Intelence (etravirine) is a Non-Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). It treats HIV by stopping the virus from reproducing within cells in your immune system.

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Dosage forms
  • Pill

What to expect when you take Intelence (etravirine) for HIV treatment

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Side effect rates for Intelence (etravirine)

Risks and Warnings for Intelence (etravirine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Use of Intelence (etravirine)

    Though these events are rare, severe and potentially life-threatening skin reactions have been reported in patients who use Intelence (etravirine). Call your doctor right away or go to the emergency room if you suddenly develop any signs of sensitivity reactions (severe blistering rash, oral lesions, high fever, fatigue, difficulty breathing, etc.)

Common concerns from people taking Intelence (etravirine)

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Food
  • Take after meals to increase drug absorption.
  • Should be taken after meals.
Kidneys and liver
  • Can be used in patients with kidney damage.