More Info on Selzentry Indications

How Does Selzentry Work?

Selzentry works by preventing the HIV virus from entering human cells. There are different types of this virus. One type attaches to the CCR5 receptors on human cells in order to attach to and then enter the cells. This type of HIV is called CCR5-tropic HIV. There are other types of HIV that bind to other receptors. Selzentry binds to the CCR5 receptor, preventing HIV from binding to and entering human cells. It is effective only for treating the CCR5-tropic HIV type; the medication does not work for the other types of HIV.

Selzentry Uses in Children

Selzentry is not approved for use in children younger than 16 years old, as it has not been adequately studied in this age group. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using the drug in children.

Off-Label Selzentry Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Selzentry for treating something other than HIV infection and AIDS. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label Selzentry uses.

Selzentry Drug Information

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