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Fusion Inhibitor

Aka: Fusion Inhibitor, Enfuvirtide, Fuzeon
  1. See Also
    1. Anti-Retroviral Therapy
  2. Class
    1. Anti-retroviral agent
    2. Fusion Inhibitor
  3. Indications
    1. Treatment-experienced patients
    2. Limited use in clinical practice
  4. Mechanism
    1. Blocks HIV to chemokine receptor binding on CD4 cells
  5. Adverse Effects
    1. Injection site pain and reaction (common)
    2. Eosinophilic Hypersensitivity Reaction (<1%)
    3. Neutropenia
    4. Increased risk of Bacterial Pneumonia
  6. References
    1. (2009) Treat Guidel Med Lett 7(78): 11-22 [PubMed]
    2. Reust (2011) Am Fam Physician 83(12): 1443-51 [PubMed]
Medication Costs
fuzeon (on 1/1/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
FUZEON 90 MG VIAL $57.53 each
FPNotebook does not benefit financially from showing this medication data or their pharmacy links. This information is provided only to help medical providers and their patients see relative costs. Insurance plans negotiate lower medication prices with suppliers. Prices shown here are out of pocket, non-negotiated rates. See Needy Meds for financial assistance information.

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