Enfuvirtide is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from infecting healthy cells in your body. Enfuvirtide is used to treat HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Enfuvirtide is not a cure for HIV or AIDS. Enfuvirtide is usually given after other medications have been tried without successful treatment of HIV. Enfuvirtide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Fuzeon is a drug that is used in the treatment of HIV. It works by inhibiting the fusion of HIV-1 virus with the human CD4 cells. Fuzeon is a synthetic 36-amino acid peptide that has an N-acetylated terminus and the C- carboxamide terminus. Fuzeon is made up L-amino acid residues that are naturally occurring.