efavirenz

noun

ef·​a·​vi·​renz ˌef-ə-ˈvī-ˌrenz How to pronounce efavirenz (audio)
: a reverse transcriptase inhibitor C14H9ClF3NO2 that is administered orally with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection

Note: Efavirenz is marketed under the trademark Sustiva. It is also marketed under the trademark Atripla when used in combination with emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.

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“Efavirenz.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/efavirenz. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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