for Veterans and the Public
This class of anti-HIV drugs works by blocking an enzyme (HIV integrase) that the virus needs in order to splice copies of itself into human DNA.
- No brand name. (elvitegravir). At this time elvitegravir is available only in a fixed dose combination tablet (see multi-class drugs). Elvitegravir must be "boosted" with the pharmacokinetic enhancers cobicistat or ritonavir.