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Noun1.Rescriptor - a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Rescriptor) used to treat AIDS and HIV
NNRTI, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs
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(18.) Rescriptor [package insert], Laval, QC: ViiV Healthcare ULC; 2013.
They include delavirdine (Rescriptor), efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin), nevirapine (Viramune) and etravirine (Intelence).
Table 1 Common Antiretroviral Drugs (14-16) Classification Generic Name Trade Name Nucleoside reverse Abacavir sulfate Ziagen transcriptase inhibitors Abacavir sulfate + Trizivir (NRTI) lamivudine + zidovudine Didanosine (ddl) Videx, Videx EC Lamivudine (3TC) Epivir Lamiudine + zidovudine Combivir Stavudine (d4T) Zerit Tenofovir disoproxil Viread fumarate Zalcitabine (ddC) Hivid Zidovudine (AZT, ZDV) Retrovir Non-nucleoside reverse Delavirdine mesylate Rescriptor transcriptase inhibitors Efavirenz Sustiva (NNRTI) Nevirapine Viramune Protease inhibitors (PI) Amprenavir Agenerase Indinavir sulfate Crixivan Lopinavir + ritonavir Kaletra Nelfinavir Viracept Ritonavir Norvir Saquinavir Fortovase Saquinavir mesylate Invirase Fusion inhibitors (FI) Enfuvirtide Fuzeon
Alka-Seltzer, Maalox, Tums, and Rolaids can interfere with the stomach's absorption of Agenerase, Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz, while Axid, Pepcid, Tagamet, and Zantac should be entirely avoided by those taking Crixivan, Rescriptor, and Reyataz.
* The FDA approves the NNRTI delavirdine (Rescriptor).
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] TABLE: Currently approved medications for treating HIV/AIDS Protease Entry Nukes Non-nukes Inhibitors Inhibitors Combivir Rescriptor Agenerase Fuzeon (Epivir + Retrovir) Emtriva Sustiva Crixivan Epivir Viramune Fortovase Hivid Invirase Retrovir Kaletra Trizivir (Epivir + Lexiva Retrovir + Ziagen) Videx (regular or EC) Norvir Viread Reyataz Zerit Viracept Ziagen
to freeze the price of its two AIDS drugs, Viracept and Rescriptor, for a period of two years.