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Stribild (Elvitegravir + Cobicistat + Viread + Emtriva)

Type of Drug: Fixed-Dose Combination

Fixed-dose combinations combine the most commonly prescribed doses of more than 1 medication into a single pill.

Approved adult dosing

Elvitegravir 150 mg + Cobicistat 150 mg + Viread 300 mg + Emtriva 200 mg in a single tablet

  • image of a Stribild pill

    one tablet

Notes on taking this medication

  • Take with a full meal (do not take without food)
  • Stribild interacts with some over-the-counter antacid medicines; check with your medical provider before using these medicines
  • Stribild 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

Side effects

    Stribild has not been studied during pregnancy; tell your medical provider if you become pregnant while taking this drug

See accompanying chart: Tips for Common Side Effects

Same side effects as

Elvitegravir

  • Diarrhea, headache

Cobicistat

  • Nausea, diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Elevation in blood creatinine levels (this is used to assess kidney function; your provider will monitor creatinine)

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)
  • Headache; diarrhea; nausea
  • 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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