Generic name: efavirenz. Efavirenz is available as a generic medicine, so its appearance will depend on which type your clinic buys.
Brand names: Sustiva and Stocrin (the image on this page is of the version of efavirenz which has the brand name Sustiva).
Class: Individual NNRTIs (non-nukes)
Common: rash, dizziness, sleep disturbance, abnormal dreams, difficulty concentrating, nausea, vomiting, itching, headache, tiredness, diarrhoea, anxiety, depression.Rare: hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, mood changes, allergic reaction, severe rash, liver problems.
600mg tablet and 200mg capsule.Take 600mg once a day.
Take on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime.
*Last reviewed on 25/09/2015 Next review: 25/09/2018
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