NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- tipranavir sodium
- listen (tih-PRA-nuh-veer SOH-dee-um)
- A drug used with another drug, ritonavir, to treat patients who are infected with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and have been treated with other anti-HIV drugs. Tipranavir sodium blocks the HIV virus from making copies of itself. It is a type of anti-HIV agent and a type of protease inhibitor. Also called Aptivus.