nevirapine

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ne·vir·a·pine

 (nə-vîr′ə-pēn′, -pĭn)
n.
An antiviral drug, C15H14N4O, that is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.

[ne- (probably shortening of non-nucleoside) + vir(us) + alteration of (diaz)epine.]
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Noun1.nevirapine - a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Viramune) 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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nevirapine

n nevirapina
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Mylan, a global generic and specialty pharmaceuticals company registered in the Netherlands, has launched its Nevirapine Extended-release Tablets, 100 mg, the generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim's Viramune XR, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 17, 2015-Mylan unveils generic Viramune XR Extended-Release HIV-1Tablets, 100 mg