"Entry Inhibitors (including Fusion Inhibitors) and CCR5 Co-receptor Antagonist
Entry inhibitors block HIV entry into CD4+ cells.
The only drug in this class "...
ZIAGEN is contraindicated in patients with:
- previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to abacavir or any other component of the products. NEVER restart ZIAGEN or any other abacavir-containing product following a hypersensitivity reaction to abacavir, regardless of HLA-B*5701 status [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS].
- moderate or severe hepatic impairment [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/25/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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