Antiretrovirals Available in the United States and Mexico

Brand and Generic Names of ARVs in the United States and Mexico

This chart was developed to facilitate continuity of care for people living with HIV who may receive care in both the United States and Mexico. While most HIV medications are now available in both countries, some are sold under different brand names.

Antirretrovirales Disponibles en los Estados UnidosAntiretrovirals Available in Mexico

* Available as generics/Disponible en forma genérica
** Only available in fixed-dose combination (Stribild)

Sources/Fuentes:

GenericBrand NameGenéricoNombre Comercial
Nucleoside/Nucleotide Analogues (NRTIs)Inhibidores de la Trascriptasa Reversa Análogos a Nucleósidos (ITRAN)
Abacavir*ZiagenAbacavir*Ziagenavir
Didanosine*VidexDidanosina*Videx
EmtricitabineEmtrivaEmtricitabina*Emtriva
Lamivudine*EpivirLamivudina*Epivir/3TC
Stavudine*ZeritEstavudina*Zerit
TenofovirVireadTenofovirViread
Zidovudine*RetrovirZidovudina*Retrovir
Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs)Inhibidores de la Trascriptasa Reversa No Nucleósidos (ITRNN)
DelavirdineRescriptorNo disponible 
EfavirenzSustivaEfavirenzStocrin
EtravirineIntelenceEtravirinaEtravirina
Nevirapine*ViramuneNevirapina*Viramune
RilpivirineEdurantNo disponible / not available 
Protease Inhibitors (PIs)Inhibidores de Proteasa (IP)
AtazanavirReyatazAtazanavirReyataz
DarunavirPrezistaDarunavir*Prezista
FosamprenavirLexivaFosamprenavirTelzir
IndinavirCrixivanIndinavirCrixivan
Lopinavir/RitonavirKaletraLopinavir/RitonavirKaletra
NelfinavirViraceptFuera de mercado 
RitonavirNorvirRitonavirNorvir
Saquinavir hard gel capsInviraseSaquinavir (cápsula de gel duro)Invirase
TipranavirAptivusTipranavirAptivus
Chemokine Coreceptor AntagonistsInhibidores de Acoplamiento
MaravirocSelzentryMaravirocCelsentri
Fusion InhibitorsInhibidores de Fusion
Enfuvirtide (T20)FuzeonEnfurvitina*Fuzeon
Integrase InhibitorsInhibidores de Integrasa
DolutegravirTivicayNo disponible / not available 
Elvitegravir**No disponible / not available 
RaltegravirIsentressRaltegravirIsentress
Fixed-Dose CombinationsCombinaciones en Tableta Única
Efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabineAtriplaEfavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabinaAtripla
Lamivudine + zidovudine*CombivirLamivudina + zidovudina*Combivir
Rilpivirine + tenofovir + emtricitabineCompleraNo disponible / not available 
Abacavir + lamivudineEpzicomAbacavir + lamivudina*Kivexa
Zidovudine + lamivudine + abacavirTrizivirZidovudina + lamivudina + abacavirTrizivir
Tenofovir + emtricitabineTruvadaTenofovir + emtricitabinaTruvada
Elvitegravir + cobicstat + tenofovir + emtricitabineStribild No disponible / not available 
Pharmacokinetic EnhancersPotenciadores farmacocinéticos
Cobicstat** No disponible / not available 

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Abbreviations for Dosing Terminology

BID
twice daily
BIW
twice weekly
IM
intramuscular (injection), intramuscularly
IV
intravenous (injection), intravenously
PO
oral, orally
Q2H, Q4H, etc.
every 2 hours, every 4 hours, etc.
QAM
every morning
QD
once daily
QH
every hour
QHS
every night at bedtime
QID
four times daily
QOD
every other day
QPM
every evening
TID
three times daily
TIW
three times weekly