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An antiretroviral drug of the fusion inhibitor class used in combination with other drugs to treat HIV infection.

[en(try/)fu(sion inhibitor) + -vir, antiviral suff. (ultimately from virus) + (pep)tide.]
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n enfuvirtida
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The following antiretroviral medications do not have any CYP-related interactions and therefore are not included in the Tables: abacavir, didanosine, emtricitabine, lamivudine, stavudine, tenofovir disoproxil, zidovudine, enfuvirtide, maraviroc, and raltegravir.
T20 peptide (Enfuvirtide) is the first HIV entry inhibitor approved by United States Food and Drug Administration (U.
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Enfuvirtide and raltegravir scored 0 if used prior or during the genotyping test and 1 if they were never used.
For example, in HIV infection this has been accomplished with the interference of virus entry using a gp41 protein derived peptide, enfuvirtide, which prevents fusion of the virus with the host cellular membrane [47].
However, addition of the CHR-peptide-based anti-HIV drug, enfuvirtide, to the NHR-specific antibody made this nonneutralizing antibody become neutralizing against infection by divergent HIV-1 strains, including those resistant to enfuvirtide [84].
A recent analysis of extensively treatment experienced, predominantly male, subjects switching enfuvirtide to RAL in France reported significant 24week decreases in interleukin-6, D-dimer, and hsCRP [46] that were not observed in these less treatment-experienced women with central adiposity [45].