raltegravir

noun

ral·​teg·​ra·​vir ˌral-ˈteg-rə-ˌvir How to pronounce raltegravir (audio)
: an antiretroviral drug C20H20FKN6O5 that inhibits an enzyme necessary for viral replication and is administered orally typically with other antiretroviral drugs in the treatment of HIV infection

Note: Raltegravir is marketed under the trademark Isentress.

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“Raltegravir.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/raltegravir. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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