Medical Dictionary


noun em·tri·ci·ta·bine \ˌem-trə-ˈsī-tə-ˌbēn\

Medical Definition of emtricitabine

  1. :  a synthetic reverse transcriptase inhibitor C8H10FN3O3S administered orally typically in conjunction with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV infection Trademarks for preparations containing emtricitabine include Atripla, Complera, Emtriva, Stribild, and Truvada.

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