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Drug Dosing Toolkit: Intelence

for Veterans and the Public

etravirine (Intelence)

Type of Drug: Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors prevent HIV from using an enzyme called reverse transcriptase to make copies of itself. These drugs are also known as NNRTIs, nonnucleosides or "nonnukes."

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Approved adult dosing

200 mg (one 200 mg tablet) Intelence twice a day after meals

  • Morning
    Intelence 200mg

    etravirine (Intelence) 200 mg

  • Evening
    Intelence 200mg

    etravirine (Intelence) 200 mg

200 mg (two 100 mg tablets) Intelence twice a day after meals

  • Morning
    Intelence 100mgIntelence 100mg

    etravirine (Intelence) 100 mg

  • Evening
    Intelence 100mgIntelence 100mg

    etravirine (Intelence) 100 mg

Notes on taking this medication

  • Take after a meal (do not take without food)
  • May dissolve in water and drink immediately. Rinse glass and drink the remainder.
  • Eltravirine (Intelence) can interact with other drugs; consult your medical provider

Possible side effects

  • Rash (usually is mild to moderate. If severe rash develops, contact your medical provider)
  • Nausea
  • Eltravirine (Intelence) has not been studied during pregnancy; tell your medical provider if you become pregnant while taking this drug

See accompanying chart: Tips for Common Side Effects

Notes

Disclaimer: This information is not meant to substitute for advice from your medical provider or pharmacist. If you have any questions about your medication dosing, talk to your medical provider or pharmacist.