Rescriptor Drug Information

Rescriptor® (delavirdine mesylate) is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and AIDS. It belongs to a group of medications known as non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), and is only approved for use in combination with other HIV medications (an HIV "cocktail").
 
The medication is taken three times daily, with or without food. Most people tolerate it well, but side effects are possible and may include nausea, weakness, and headaches.
 
Before using Rescriptor, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(Click Rescriptor for more information on this drug. Topics discussed in this full-length article include dosing guidelines, other potential side effects, and safety issues to be aware of while taking it.)
 

Rescriptor Drug Information

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