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ABAVILAM

Found in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
1
Abacavir

Abacavir is a potent selective inhibitor of HIV-1 and HIV-2. The mechanism of action as to HIV, is the inhibition of the enzyme reverse transcriptase of HIV, an event that causes chain termination and stopping the replication cycle of the virus.

2
Lamivudine

Lamivudine is a nucleoside analogue which has activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV). Its main mode of action is as a chain terminator of viral reverse transcription.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
J05AR02
Lamivudine and abacavir
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J05 Antivirals for systemic use → J05A Direct acting antivirals → J05AR Antivirals for treatment of HIV infections, combinations