What is Efavirenz
Approved as Treatment by the FDAEfavirenz, otherwise called Sustiva, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses including HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy .
When to interrupt dosageThe prescribed dosage of Efavirenz depends on the diagnosed condition. The amount further fluctuates with respect to the delivery approach (e.g. Tablet or Capsule - Oral) mentioned in the table beneath.
Efavirenz Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Efavirenz?44 active clinical trials are currently investigating the feasibility of Efavirenz as a treatment for Antiretroviral Therapy.
Efavirenz Reviews: What are patients saying about Efavirenz?
Patient Q&A Section about efavirenzThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
Is efavirenz an ARV?
"The use of efavirenz as a component of first-line antiretroviral therapy has been universally accepted due to its importance in the field."
Why efavirenz is taken at night?
"Efavirenz should be taken once a day, usually at night, because it can cause problems with the nervous system."
What type of drug is efavirenz?
"Efavirenz is a medication that inhibits the activity of reverse transcriptase, an enzyme that is essential for the replication of HIV. By inhibiting this enzyme, Efavirenz decreases the amount of HIV in the blood."
Does efavirenz have side effects?
"Possible side effects of taking efavirenz may include dizziness, trouble sleeping, drowsiness, unusual dreams, and trouble concentrating. These side effects may begin occurring 1-2 days after starting the medication, but they usually go away within 2-4 weeks. Taking efavirenz on an empty stomach at bedtime may help reduce the occurrences of these side effects."