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Complera (Edurant + Viread + Emtriva)

Type of Drug: Fixed-Dose Combination
Fixed-dose combinations combine the most commonly prescribed doses of several medications into 1 pill.
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Approved adult dosing

Edurant 25 mg + Viread 300 mg + Emtriva 200 mg in a single tablet

one tablet Complera

  • Daily

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Notes on taking this medication

  • Take with a full meal (do not take without food)
  • Edurant interacts with medicines for indigestion, heartburn, and ulcers, including medicines available over the counter; check with your medical provider before using these medicines
  • Edurant can interact with other drugs; consult your medical provider
  • Persons with kidney problems may need an adjustment to their doses of the component drugs, and have to take them separately, not as a single pill

Same side effects as

Edurant

  • Depression, mood changes
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Edurant has not been studied during pregnancy; tell your medical provider if you become pregnant while taking this drug

Viread

  • Gassiness; abdominal discomfort; nausea; diarrhea
  • Kidney impairment
  • Viread is active against hepatitis B, and stopping it can cause "flare-up" of hepatitis B

Emtriva

  • Skin discoloration (particularly in dark-skinned people)
  • Emtriva is active against hepatitis B, and stopping it can cause "flare-up" of hepatitis B

See accompanying chart: Tips for Common Side Effects

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