Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine; Abacavir/zidovudine/lamivudine; Lamivudine/abacavir/zidovudine; Trizivir; Zidovudine/abacavir/lamivudine; Zidovudine/lamivudine/abacavir

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator GlaxoSmithKline
  • Class Antiretrovirals; Azides; Cyclopentanes; Cyclopropanes; Dideoxynucleosides; Pyrimidine nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action HIV replication inhibitors; Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed HIV infections

Most Recent Events

  • 18 Dec 2013 First generic equivalent launched in the US for HIV-1 infections (alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals)
  • 10 Dec 2013 First generic equivalent approved in US for HIV-1 infections (alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals)
  • 19 May 2005 Trizivir® has received traditional approval for the treatment of HIV infection in the USA (PO)
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