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Usual Dosing (Adults)

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults
The recommended dose for VIRAMUNE is one 200 mg tablet daily for the first 14 days, followed by one 200 mg tablet twice daily, in combination with other antiretroviral agents. The lead-in period has been observed to decrease the incidence of rash. For concomitantly administered antiretroviral therapy, the manufacturer's recommended dosage and monitoring should be followed.

VIRAMUNE XR extended release tablets (400 mg once daily) is also available for use after the lead-in period. Patients must never take more than one form of nevirapine at the same time.

Renal Dosing

dialysis No adjustments required.

Hemodialysis

dialysis No specific guidelines available. Adjustment in dosage is unlikely. An additional 200 mg dose is recommended following dialysis.

Reference(s)

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine, DailyMed Database.
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