Compare Prezcobix vs. Stribild

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats HIV infection.

Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) is a good alternative choice for treating newly diagnosed HIV.

Treats HIV infection.

Stribild (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) is a convenient 4-in-1 medication and one of the first choices used to treat HIV infections.

Upsides
  • Taken once daily.
  • Good option if you have trouble remembering to take your medicines regularly since protease inhibitors like Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) are less likely to cause treatment resistance
  • First-choice treatment for HIV in patients with good kidney function.
  • One tablet contains four different HIV medications.
  • Stribild (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) is only taken once daily.
  • There are assistance programs available through the manufacturer of Stribild (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) if you need help paying for high insurance copays.
Downsides
  • Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) can interact with many other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicines.
  • Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) can affect your cholestorol and blood sugar levels.
  • Can't be used in patients with kidney problems.
  • Can interact with many other drugs.
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Price
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Side effects
5possible side effects
  • Skin rash
    5%
  • Diarrhea
    5%
  • Nausea
    4%
  • Headache
    3%
  • Vomiting
    2%
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9possible side effects
  • Nausea
    16%
  • Diarrhea
    12%
  • Abnormal dreams
    9%
  • Headache
    7%
  • Fatigue
    4%
  • Rash
    4%
  • Dizziness
    3%
  • Insomnia
    3%
  • Flatulence
    2%
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Risks and risk factors
  • Liver damage
    • History of liver damage
    • Alcohol intake
  • Severe skin reactions
  • Sulfonamide allergy
  • Fat redistribution
    • HIV treatment
  • Immune recovery syndrome
    • HIV
    • Exposure to other infections
    • Start of a new HIV medication
    • Change in HIV therapy
  • Diabetes
    • Use of protease inhibitors
    • Diabetes
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  • Lactic acidosis | Enlarged, fatty liver
    • Liver disease
    • Women
    • Obesity
  • Cannot be used to treat Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
    • Hepatitis B Virus infection
  • Decreased bone mineral density
    • History of bone fractures
    • Osteoporosis
  • Kidney damage
    • History of kidney damage
    • Taking other medicines that can harm the kidneys
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome
    • HIV
    • Exposure to other infections
    • Start of a new HIV medication
    • Change in HIV therapy
  • Drug interactions
    • Taking medicines that interact with Stribild (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)
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