Definition of nevirapine
: an antiretroviral drug C15H14N4O that inhibits reverse transcriptase and is administered orally in combination with at least one other antiretroviral in the treatment of HIV-1 infection
Origin and Etymology of nevirapine
perhaps from ne- (by reversal of enzyme) + viral + dipyridodiazepinone, class of drugs to which nevirapine belongs
First Known Use: 1991
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