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nbme24/Block 3/Question#3 (32.5 difficulty score)
A 37-year-old woman with HIV infection is ...
Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitorπŸ”
tags: HIV pharm antivirals 

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submitted by neonem(549),
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brethren_md  Also NRTIs are hepatotoxic, cause the increased liver enzymes seen in the patient. +5  
sherry  Actually, NNRTIs are more well-known for hepatotoxicity. But I guess NRTIs is the next best option for this one. +10  

submitted by krewfoo99(88),
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madojo  building off on this... answer choice A would be something like Maraviroc, and B is basically the same thing as A because a fusion inhibitor would be something like Maraviroc where you don't have any interaction with CCR5 and gp120. +1  
overa  ^ With B, they are referring to Enfuvirtide, which blocks FUSION via gp41 blockade. Maraviroc blocks ATTACHMENT by preventing gp120 binding the chemokine receptor CCR5 on macrophages mainly. -lolnotacop +2  

submitted by sunshinesweetheart(69),
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krewfoo99  AST and ALT will not be elevated in pancreatitis, they will only be increased during liver damage. NRTI causes hepatoxicity (although FA 2018 states NNRTI causes hepatotoxicity, NRTI could also be an option considering the two classes are similar. The hepatoxicity will cause an increase in ALT and AST +  

submitted by abhishek021196(49),

Bone marrow suppression (can be reversed with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor [G-CSF] and erythropoietin), peripheral neuropathy, lactic acidosis (nucleosides), anemia (ZDV), pancreatitis (didanosine).

abhishek021196  Adverse effects of NRTIs +