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Raltegravir

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antiretroviral Agent Isentress Adult

Raltegravir - What is it for

Raltegravir is an anti-retroviral agent that blocks the construction or replication of viruses. It is used to decrease the amount of viruses (viral load) in the body as low as possible, for as long as possible.

When should I take the medicine?

Raltegravir is usually taken two times a day, in combination with other anti-retroviral agents, to achieve a significant decrease in viral load.

  • Updated on Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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