Nevirapine meaning

nə-vîrə-pēn, -pĭn
A non-nucleoside analog that is used as an antiviral drug in the treatment of HIV infection.
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An antiviral drug, C15 H14 N4 O, that is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.
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A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV and AIDS.
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Origin of nevirapine

  • Probably ne- negative prefix vir(us) alteration of (diaz)epine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition