Compare Viramune vs. Intelence

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Works with other medicines to treat HIV infection.

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.

Upsides
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  • 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.
Downsides
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  • 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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Used for
  • HIV infection
  • HIV infection
  • Perinatal transmission; Prophylaxis HIV infection
  • Postnatal transmission; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Extended release
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
The Viramune (Nevirapine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
2possible side effects
  • Skin rash
    10%
  • Tingling in the arms & legs
    4%
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Severe skin reactions
    • Use of Intelence (etravirine)
  • Fat redistribution
    • HIV treatment
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome
    • HIV
    • Exposure to other infections
    • Start of a new HIV medication
    • Change in HIV therapy
  • Drug interactions
    • Taking many other medicines
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