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Changes in Viramune XR Tablets for Kids

The FDA approved changes to the Viramune (nevirapine) Extended-Release (XR) tablet label to include the 100-mg tablet and dosing information for children ages six to 18 years. Previously, only 200-mg immediate release (IR) tablets or 400-mg extended ...

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FDA Approval of Generic ARVs: Nevirapine and Combivir Now Off-Patent in the U.S.

Since the last issue of HTB, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval or tentative approval for the following new generic ARV products.

Drug and FormulationManufacturer, CountryApproval DateLopinavir/ritonavir 200 mg / 50 mg ...

Generic Nevirapine Now Available -- But the Big One Is Next Year Img

Generic Nevirapine Now Available -- But the Big One Is Next Year

"Now comes news of the release of several generic formulations of nevirapine [Viramune], an effective but always somewhat overshadowed medication," Paul Sax, M.D., writes. "Since its approval way back when in 1996, there has always been a solid reaso...

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A "New" Antiretroviral Option Quietly Enters the Market

There's a new antiretroviral option out there, a 400-mg extended-release tablet formulation of nevirapine that can be dosed once daily.

However, you might not have noticed, since it's not really that new, and it's not clear that this formulation off...

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FDA Approves Extended-Release Version of HIV Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an extended-release form of the HIV drug nevirapine. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals' Viramune XR is a 400 mg tablet taken once daily; the earlier version required twice-daily dosing. "Viramune XR is...

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FDA Announces Approval of Once-Daily Form of Viramune (Nevirapine)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its blessing yesterday to a Viramune tablet that can be taken once a day, rather than the twice-daily form that has been on the market since 1996. The new dose comes with the same caution against taking the...

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New Assistance Program Helps HIVers Pay for Viramune

This week, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced a new payment assistance program for its HIV medication drug Viramune (nevirapine). The program is open to U.S. residents who are taking Viramune and have private health insurance, but are required to ma...

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FDA Public Health Advisory for Nevirapine (Viramune)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a public health advisory to inform health care providers and patients about recent safety-related changes to the nevirapine (Viramune) label (package insert) and about appropriate use of HIV triple co...

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Nevirapine Misinformation: Will It Kill?

Summary: In mid December 2004 three Associated Press stories created widespread doubts about nevirapine, a well-known, critically important drug that can prevent HIV in many of the 1,800 babies now infected every day by their mothers in childbirth. T...

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South Africa Drops Recommendation of Single-Dose Nevirapine Monotherapy for Pregnant Women

South Africa's Medicines Control Council on Tuesday said that the government would stop recommending that the antiretroviral drug nevirapine be administered alone to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission because its use significantly increases the ...