Efavirenz is used in the treatment of HIV infection
How it works
Efavirenz prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
Common side effects
Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Decrease in granulocyte count, Insomnia, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Abnormal dreams, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Anxiety, Fever, Itching, Difficulty in paying attention, Increased triglyceride level in blood