Meds no longer recommended

The following meds are no longer recommended.

People using these earlier drugs can change to more modern combinations.

  • Atazanavir: a boosted PI that has largely been replaced by darunavir.
  • Rilpivirine: an NNRTI that is also available in two single pill combinations (Eviplera and Odefsey).
  • Efavirenz: an NNRTI that is now only sometimes used during pregnancy and then changed.
  • Elvitegravir: an integrase inhibitor that needs to be boosted with cobicistat.
  • Nevirapine is an old NNRTI that is only used in people already taking this drug. But most people are switching to newer ART.

Last updated: 1 June 2022.