Emtriva

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EMTRICITABINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Emtriva
Phonetic Pronunciation: (em-tri-SITE-ah-bean)
Information last revised May 2010

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Emtricitabine is used with other medications to help control your HIV infection, thereby improving your quality of life. It may also lower your risk of complications from HIV (such as new infections, cancers). Emtricitabine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors-NRTI. Emtricitabine is not a cure for HIV and it does not prevent the spread of HIV to others through sexual contact or blood contamination (such as sharing used needles).
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