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Integrase Inhibitors

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Integrase Inhibitors

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.

  • Isentress®(raltegravir)
  • 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.