Which are the 5 antiretroviral drugs?
Types of antiretroviral drugabacavir (Ziagen)emtricitabine (Emtriva)lamivudine (Epivir)stavudine (Stavudine)tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Viread)zidovudine (Retrovir)
What are the antiretroviral drugs?
Currently, there are eight FDA-approved NRTIs: abacavir (ABC, Ziagen), didanosine (ddI, Videx), emtricitabine (FTC, Emtriva), lamivudine (3TC, Epivir), stavudine (d4T, Zerit), zalcitabine (ddC, Hivid), zidovudine (AZT, Retrovir), and Tenofovir disoprovil fumarate (TDF, Viread), a nucleotide RT inhibitor (Fig.
What is antiretroviral used for?
Antiretroviral treatment (also known as antiretroviral therapy or ART) are the drugs that treat HIV. Taking ART means that people living with HIV can live long and healthy lives. ART is not a cure for HIV, but it keeps HIV under control, so it doesnt affect your health and you can carry on with life as usual.