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etravirine (Intelence)


Generic name: etravirine

Brand names: Intelence

Class: Individual NNRTIs (non-nukes)


Common: Rash, peripheral neuropathy, changes in blood chemistry (eg high cholesterol, high sugar levels), headache, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, sleeplessness, anxiety, heartburn, abdominal pain, flatulence, kidney problems, high blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes.

Rare: Severe rash (Stevens Johnson syndrome), angina, irregular heart rhythm, blurred vision, fainting, seizures, stroke, difficulty breathing, liver problems, stroke, dry mouth, pancreatitis, excessive sweating, itching, lipodystrophy, sleep disorders.


100mg and 200mg tablet.

Take 200mg twice daily.


Take with food.

*Last reviewed on 25/09/2015 Next review: 25/09/2018

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