Genvoya

(elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)

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Treats HIV infection.

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Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) is a convenient 4-in-1 medication. It's one of the first choices used to treat HIV infections and contains a newer medication that's safer for your kidneys and bones.

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Quick facts about Genvoya
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • First-choice treatment for HIV infections.
  • One tablet contains four different HIV medications and is only taken once daily.
  • Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) has fewer side effects (headache, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea), and is safer on your kidneys and bones than Stribild.
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Downsides

  • Should be taken with food.
  • Can increase cholesterol levels.
  • Can interact with many other drugs.
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How it works

Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) is a combination pill that contains four HIV drugs. It treats HIV infections by preventing the virus from multiplying in your immune cells.

Quick facts about Genvoya
  • Drug class: Infection
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

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What to expect when you take Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) for HIV treatment

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  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
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Side effect rates for Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)

From 866 clinical trials of Genvoya when taken for hiv treatment
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    10%10%
  • Diarrhea
    7%7%
  • Headache
    6%6%
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    5%5%
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The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Genvoya.

Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)
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People taking Genvoya felt side effect more

People taking Genvoya felt side effect less

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Risks and Warnings for Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Liver disease
    • Women
    • Obesity

    Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) can cause this rare but life-threatening condition. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, right sided stomach pain, and dark urine . This is a medical emergency and you should get help right away.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Common concerns from people taking Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir)

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Interactions
  • Can interact with many other drugs.
Food
  • Take with food.
  • Should be taken with food.
Kidneys and liver
  • Genvoya (elvitegravir / cobicistat / emtricitabine / tenofovir) has fewer side effects (headache, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea), and is safer on your kidneys and bones than Stribild.