rilpivirine

noun
ril·​pi·​vir·​ine | \ ˌril-pə-ˈvir-ˌēn How to pronounce rilpivirine (audio) \

Medical Definition of rilpivirine

: a reverse transcriptase inhibitor administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C22H18N6·HCl in conjunction with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection

Note: Rilpivirine is marketed under the trademark Edurant. It is also marketed under the trademark Complera when used in combination with emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.

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“Rilpivirine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rilpivirine. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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