em·​tri·​ci·​ta·​bine ˌem-trə-ˈsī-tə-ˌbēn How to pronounce emtricitabine (audio)
: a synthetic reverse transcriptase inhibitor C8H10FN3O3S administered orally typically in conjunction with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV infection

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing emtricitabine include Atripla, Complera, Emtriva, Stribild, and Truvada.

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“Emtricitabine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emtricitabine. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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