Human Immunodeficiency Virus Book



Aka: Adefovir, Preveon
  1. See Also
    1. Anti-Retroviral Therapy
    2. Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
  2. Mechanism
    1. Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
  3. Dosing
    1. Adefovir 120 mg PO qd
    2. Take with L-carnitine 500 mg supplement
  4. Adverse Effects
    1. Nephrotoxicity (30%)
      1. Fanconi Syndrome like condition
    2. Nausea
    3. Diarrhea
    4. Asthenia
    5. Liver Function Test abnormalities
  5. Availability
    1. Phone: 1-800-445-3235
  6. References
    1. (1998) Med Lett Drugs Ther 40(1041):115 [PubMed]
    2. (2009) Treat Guidel Med Lett 7(78): 11-22 [PubMed]
Medication Costs
adefovir (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
ADEFOVIR DIPIVOXIL 10 MG TAB Generic $24.21 each
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adefovir (C0050175)

Definition (NCI) A nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor analog of adenosine with activity against hepatitis B virus (HBV), herpes virus, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Definition (CSP) an adenine analog, antiviral agent; used for treating hepatitis, HIV and African swine fever virus infections.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Nucleic Acid, Nucleoside, or Nucleotide (T114)
MSH C053001
SnomedCT 412073001, 412072006
LNC LP28549-1, MTHU013860
English 9-(2-phosphonylmethoxyethyl)adenine, 9-PMEA, 9-(2-phosphonomethoxyethyl)adenine, PMEA, Phosphonylmethoxyethyl-a, adefovir, adefovir [Chemical/Ingredient], 9-(2-phophonylmethoxyethyl)adenine, ADEFOVIR, 9-(2-Phosphonylmethoxyethyl)adenine, Adefovir (product), Adefovir (substance), Adefovir
Spanish adefovir (producto), adefovir (sustancia), adefovir
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Preveon (C0754613)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)
MSH C106812
English Preveon
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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