What is Nevirapine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Viramune Viramune XR

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Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), used in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 5
Mild 9
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nevirapine

Side effect Patients
Itching 2
Rashes (redness, swelling) 2
Daytime tiredness 1
Diarrhea 1
Fatigue 1
Malaise 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nevirapine

Dosage Patients
400 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Nevirapine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 9
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 2
Other 2
See all 23 patients who've stopped taking Nevirapine

Duration

Currently taking Nevirapine

Duration Patients
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Nevirapine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 23
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 19
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 15
Not specified 13

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Nevirapine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Cobicistat-elvitegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir disoproxil (Stribild) 1
Darunavir (Prezista) 1
Efavirenz (Sustiva) 1
Raltegravir (Isentress) 1
Zalcitabine (ddC) 1
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8 patient evaluations for Nevirapine

Dec 12, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime tiredness

Jan 14, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime tiredness

Aug 29, 2011 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime tiredness

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime tiredness

Feb 11, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 11, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 17, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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