HIV Drug Soon to Be Unavailable

The manufacturer has decided to discontinue the product based on a business decision
The manufacturer has decided to discontinue the product based on a business decision

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted a notice regarding the availability of Rescriptor Tablets (delavirdine mesylate; ViiV Healthcare). The manufacturer has decided to discontinue the product based on a business decision and not for safety reasons.

Rescriptor, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), is indicated for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in combination with at least two other active antiretroviral agents when therapy is warranted. 

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Both the 100mg and 200mg tablets have been discontinued. The anticipated final date for availability to patients is October 2018.

For more information visit FDA.gov.