What are the nevirapine (Viramune, Viramune XR) dosing guidelines for antiretroviral therapy of HIV infection?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: R Chris Rathbun, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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Nevirapine (Viramune, Viramune XR):

  • Dosage forms: 200-mg tablet; 400-mg XR tablet; 10-mg/mL suspension
  • Adult dose: 200 mg PO bid (administer 200 mg qd for 2 weeks, then increase to 200 mg bid); XR, 400 mg PO qd
  • Comments: Take without regard to meals
  • Adverse events: Rash, hepatitis

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