HIV-1 infection

Active Ingredient: Raltegravir

Indication for Raltegravir

Population group: only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 - 65 years old)

Raltegravir is indicated in combination with other anti-retroviral medicinal products for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection in adults, and paediatric patients weighing at least 40 kg.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

600-1200 mg in 2 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

600 - 1,200 mg

Dosage regimen

From 300 To 600 mg 2 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

The recommended dose is 600-1200 mg depending on the pharmaceutical form, administered in two divided doses per day with or without food.

Active ingredient


Raltegravir is an integrase strand transfer inhibitor active against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1). Raltegravir inhibits the catalytic activity of integrase, an HIV-encoded enzyme that is required for viral replication. Inhibition of integrase prevents the covalent insertion, or integration, of the HIV genome into the host cell genome.

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