Genvoya (Tenofovir Alafenamide, Elvitegravir, Cobicistat, Emtricitabine)

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Genvoya (Elvitegravir, Cobicistat, Emtricitabine, Tenofovir Alafenamide) Medication Information

Uses

Genvoya is an antiviral combination medication that is used to treat human immunosuppressant virus (HIV)

Dosage

The tablets are available in 150-150-200-10 mg strength. 

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Genvoya include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache 

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Genvoya.

Precautions

There is a risk of redistribution/accumulation of fat when taking Genvoya.

There is a risk of immune reconstitution with Genvoya, so patients can experience flu like symptoms when starting treatment. 

There is a risk of worsening of kidney function with Genvoya.

Interactions

The most common drug interactions with Genvoya include:

  • Ketoconazole
  • Clarithromycin
  • Phenytoin
  • Phenobarbital
  • Carbamazepine
  • SSRIs
  • SNRIs

Speak with your doctor for more information and before starting a new medication with Genvoya. 

Storage

Store below 86 ºF. Genvoya should be dispensed in the original container.

Pharmacist Tips

  • Taking Genvoya every day is very important to ensure the virus does not build a tolerance to the medication. 
  • Genvoya can cause kidney injury so your kidneys should be monitored. 
  • There is a risk of fat accumulation with Genvoya. 

Genvoya FAQs

What are the side effects of Genvoya?

The most common side effects of Genvoya are nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, and headache.

 

Should Genvoya be taken with food?

Genvoya should be take with food to help the body absorb the medication.

 

What is Genvoya used to treat?

Genvoya is used to treat HIV

 

What happens if I stop taking Genvoya?

Stopping Genvoya without doctor approval can result in a resurgence of HIV virus, which can make you very sick, and make it easier to pass the virus to others. 

 

Can Genvoya cause weight gain?

Genvoya does not typically cause weight gain.

 

Related Drugs

Reference:

Genvoya {package insert}. Foster City, CA: Gilead Science, Inc.; 2016.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2016/207561s002lbl.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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