Asked by: Ardella Chirinos
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th April, 2020

How do you administer Fuzeon?

Insert the syringe with sterile water into the FUZEON vial at an angle. Inject the sterile water slowly, so that it drips down the side of the vial into the FUZEON powder. Never shake the vial but gently tap the FUZEON vial with fingertip for 10 seconds to start dissolving the powder.

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Hereof, what is Fuzeon used for?

Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from infecting healthy cells in your body.. Fuzeon is used together with other medications to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Fuzeon is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.

Secondly, what is the mechanism of action of enfuvirtide? Enfuvirtide is a new class of antiviral drug, fusion inhibitors, which interferate with penetration of HIV-1 in the cells. Enfuvirtide exhibits potent and selective inhibition of membrane of viral and cells. It specifically inhibits the function of the gp41 transmembrane glycoprotein of HIV-1.

Besides, what kind of drug is Fuzeon?

antiviral

What do integrase inhibitors do?

Integrase inhibitors (INIs) are a class of antiretroviral drug designed to block the action of integrase, a viral enzyme that inserts the viral genome into the DNA of the host cell. Since integration is a vital step in retroviral replication, blocking it can halt further spread of the virus.

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