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ri·ton·a·vir

 (rĭ-tŏn′ə-vîr)
n.
A protease-inhibiting drug usually used in combination with other drugs to suppress the replication of HIV.

[rito-, of unknown origin + -navir, protease inhibitor suff. (from saquinavir).]
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ritonavir

(raɪˈtɒnəˌvɪə)
n
(Medicine) a type of anti-viral drug used to treat HIV infection and AIDS
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Noun1.ritonavir - a protease inhibitor (trade name Norvir) used in treating HIV
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
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ritonavir

n ritonavir m
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(6) The present work reports a CCA technique used to prepare agglomerates of ritonavir, an antiviral drug, the crystalline form consisting of long needles, which otherwise has low bulk density, very poor flow property as well as compressibility, and very low solubility in water, which makes direct compression difficult.
Apesar destas alteracoes, manteve-se a estrutura das opcoes terapeuticas, sendo a primeira linha composta por dois inibidores nucleosideos/nucleotideos da transcriptase reversa (INTR) associados a um inibidor nao nucleosideo da transcriptase reversa (INNTR), e a segunda linha composta por dois INTR associados a um inibidor de protease com reforco de ritonavir (IP/r).
Lambda is now dosing in combination with Lonafarnib boosted with Ritonavir in HDV-infected patients in the Phase 2 LIFT study at the National Institutes of Health.
Methods: To determine the role of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 on tacrolimus metabolism, rats were divided into five groups as: group 1 (control group, tacrolimus only 1 mg/kg i.v.), group 2 (pretreated with ritonavir 5 mg/kg, i.v.
Earlier this month the FDA gave the green light to Lannett's abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for lopinavir and ritonavir oral solution USP, 80 mg/20 mg per ml, a therapeutic equivalent to Abb Vie Inc.'s Kaletra Oral Solution.
Darunavir (DRV) is a once-daily second-generation protease-inhibitor [1, 2] that is administered with low-dose ritonavir (DRV/r) and two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI) for treatment of HIV infection.
The so-called 3D regimen consists of the NS5A inhibitor ombitasvir co-formulated in once-daily fixed-dose fashion with the NS3/4A protease inhibitor paritaprevir boosted with ritonavir, along with twice-daily dasabuvir, a nonnucleoside NS5B RNA polymerase inhibitor.
Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) reported on Tuesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a New Drug Application (NDA) for VIEKIRA XR (dasabuvir, ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir) extended-release tablets for the treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C.
The incidence of dyslipidemia is significantly higher in patients treated with antiretroviral regimens containing ritonavir compared to other regimens not containing ritonavir.
Viekira Pak, approved in December 2014, is a fixed-dose combination of dasabuvir, ombitasvir, paritaprevir, and ritonavir taken with or without ribavirin.