Generic Name : Cobicistat-Elvitegravir-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir
International- Stribild. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This combination medication contains integrase strand transfer inhibitor, pharmacokinetic enhancer and nucleos(t)ide analog HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitors, prescribed for HIV-1 infection. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): It should not be co-administered with highly CYP3A dependents.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : PO- The recommended dose is one tablet once daily. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Monitor bone mineral density (BMD), creatinine clearance (CrCl), urine glucose, and urine protein regularly while taking this medication.
* Redistribution or accumulation of body fat may occur; if it is so consult with your doctor Side Effects :
Most Common - Nausea and diarrhea.
Eye - Ocular icterus.
Gastrointestinal - Diarrhea, flatulence, nausea.,
Central Nervous System - Fatigue, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, abnormal dreams.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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