elvitegravir

noun

el·​vi·​teg·​ra·​vir ˌel-ˌvī-ˈteg-rə-ˌvir How to pronounce elvitegravir (audio)
: an antiretroviral drug C23H23ClFNO5 that inhibits an enzyme necessary for viral replication and is typically administered orally in conjunction with ritonavir and a protease inhibitor in the treatment of HIV infection

Note: Elvitegravir is marketed under the trademark Vitekta. When used in combination with cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, it is marketed under the trademark Stribild.

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“Elvitegravir.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/elvitegravir. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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