Prezcobix

(darunavir / cobicistat)

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Treats HIV infection.

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

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

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
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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.
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How it works

Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) is a combination of two drugs: a protease inhibitor (darunavir) and a "booster" (cobicistat). Cobicistat increases the level of darunavir in your body, while darunavir prevents maturation of new HIV virion.

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

Dosage forms

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What to expect when you take Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) for HIV treatment

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  • Skin rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Headache
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Side effect rates for Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat)

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    5%5%
  • Diarrhea
    5%5%
  • Nausea
    4%4%
  • Headache
    3%3%
  • Vomiting
    2%2%
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Risks and Warnings for Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of liver damage
    • Alcohol intake

    Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) can damage your liver. Your doctor will draw blood tests to check your liver regularly. Talke to your doctor right away if you notice yellowing of the skin, or dark urine.

Common concerns from people taking Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat)

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Interactions
  • Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) can interact with many other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicines.
Food
  • Take with food.
Kidneys and liver
  • Prezcobix (darunavir / cobicistat) can damage your liver. Your doctor will draw blood tests to check your liver regularly. Talke to your doctor right away if you notice yellowing of the skin, or dark urine.