Definitions for "Nevirapine"
FDA-approved non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
A drug that inhibits an enzyme used by HIV called "reverse transcriptase." Nevirapine belongs to a class of drugs called NNRTIs ( see entry), and is taken twice daily. Side effects may include fever, rash, and increased liver enzymes. NIAID: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (US) Night Sweats: Extreme sweating during sleep. Although they can occur with other conditions, night sweats are also a symptom of HIV disease.
a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Viramune) used to treat AIDS and HIV