DESCOVY (emtricitabine, tenofovir alafenamide), antiretroviral combination
VIROLOGY - NEW MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Opinions on drugs - Posted on Jul 12 2017
Reason for request
- DESCOVY, in combination with other antiretrovirals, has the Marketing Authorisation in the treatment of adults and adolescents (aged 12 years and older, weighing at least 35 kg) infected with type 1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1).
- In adults, it is an alternative to TRUVADA (emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate).
- In adolescents and patients with moderate renal failure (estimated creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/min), it is a therapeutic option only in cases in which it is not possible to prescribe first-line medicinal products that are not associated with a risk of kidney and bone damage.
- It must be used alongside monitoring of renal function, calcium and phosphorus metabolism, and lipid parameters.
Clinical Added Value
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