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nevirapine ER (Viramune prolonged release)

viramine 400mg

Generic name: nevirapine

Brand names: Viramune prolonged release

Class: Individual NNRTIs (non-nukes)


Common: liver inflammation, rash, nausea, headache, fatigue, stomach pain, fever, vomiting, diarrhoea.

Rare: allergic reaction involving rash, swelling of the facve and difficulty breathing, severe rash (Stevens Johnson syndrome), muscle and joint pain.


400mg tablet.

Take 400mg once a day, after introductory period on non-prolonged release nevirapine (200mg).


Take with or without food.

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

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