Class: Antiretrovirals (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C15H14N4O = 266.3
Precautions: Hypersensitivity. caution in renal or hepatic impairment.
Indications/Uses: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, used in hiv infection together with other agents. 200mg od for 2 weeks then bd thereafter, with or without food.
Side Effects: Rash and other allergic reactions. hepatitis. gastro-intestinal upset. drowsiness. fatigue. fever.