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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