What are the 6 classes of antiretroviral drugs (ARDs) for pediatric HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 05, 2020
  • Author: Delia M Rivera, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Classes of ARTs include the following:

  • Nucleoside or nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

  • Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs)

  • Protease inhibitors (PIs)

  • Integrase inhibitors (IIs)

  • Fusion inhibitors (FIs)

  • Chemokine receptor antagonists (CRAs)

  • Entry inhibitors (CD4-directed post-attachment inhibitors)


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