• Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs)

    Generic  Brand  Dose* (total milligrams)  Side effects & Comments 
    Nevirapine Viramune 1 pill (200mg) daily for 2 wks then 1 pill every 12h White tablet  Rash Hepatitis Drug interactions
    Delavirdine Rescriptor 4 pills (400mg) every 8h White tablet  Same as above
    Efavirenz Sustiva 3 pills (600mg) at night Yellow & red capsule
    1 pill (600 mg) at night Yellow capsule 
    Rash, dizziness, lightheadedness, insomnia (inability to sleep), vivid dreams - lasts 2-4 wks.
    Emtricitabine
    Tenofovir
    Efavirenz
    Atripla 1 pill once nightly
    Take on empty stomach or with light, low-fat snack
    Pink oval pill 
    Same as emtricitabine, tenofovir, and efavirenz

    *Doses may change based on weight, kidney or liver function, or other medicines

    For additional information on any of the above medications, please visit the NIH AIDS Drug database and the Test Positive Aware Network's HIV Drug Guide for pictures of each drug.
     

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