lamivudine and zidovudine, Combivir

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GENERIC NAME: lamivudine and zidovudine

BRAND NAME: Combivir

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Combivir is an oral drug that is a combination of lamivudine (Epivir) and zidovudine (Retrovir). It is used for the treatment of infections with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Lamivudine and zidovudine are in a class of drugs called reverse transcriptase inhibitors that also includes zalcitabine (Hivid), emtricitabine (Emtrivir,) and didanosine (Videx).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/9/2015

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