HIV NRTIs are used to stop HIV cells from multiplying in the body by preventing DNA synthesis in the viral cells.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular HIV NRTIs

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Truvada
1,477
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EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV and with safe sex practices to prevent HIV in high risk persons. This medicine is not a cure for HIV.
Viread
1,007
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TENOFOVIR is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat hepatitis B virus and HIV. This medicine is not a cure for hepatitis B or HIV. It will not stop the spread of hepatitis B or HIV to others.
Descovy
1,477
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EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR ALAFENAMIDE is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Epzicom
(abacavir/lamivudine)
982
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ABACAVIR; LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (a ba KA vir; la MI vyoo deen) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Epivir
(lamivudine)
91
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LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (la ME vyoo deen, 3TC) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Ziagen
(abacavir)
204
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ABACAVIR is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Combivir
(lamivudine/zidovudine)
175
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LAMIVUDINE; ZIDOVUDINE is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Emtriva
545
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EMTRICITABINE is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Trizivir
(abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine)
1,224
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ABACAVIR; LAMIVUDINE, 3TC; ZIDOVUDINE, ZDV (a ba KA vir; la MI vyoo deen; zye DOE vyoo deen) is three antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Retrovir
(zidovudine)
226
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ZIDOVUDINE, ZDV (zye DOE vue deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Videx
(didanosine)
76
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DIDANOSINE, ddI (dye DAN oh seen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.
Zerit
(stavudine)
51
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STAVUDINE, d4T (STAV yoo deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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