bictegravir / emtricitabine / tenofovir alafenamide
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Biktarvy is an antiviral medicine used to treat adults and children from 2 years of age and weighing at least 14 kg infected with human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1), a virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Biktarvy contains the active substances bictegravir, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide. It is only used in patients where the virus has not developed resistance to a class of HIV medicines called integrase inhibitors or to tenofovir or emtricitabine.
Biktarvy : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/137.46 KB)
First published: 22/06/2018
Last updated: 28/11/2022
Biktarvy : EPAR - Risk management plan summary (PDF/169.12 KB)
First published: 28/11/2022
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Gilead Sciences Ireland UC
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IDA Business & Technology Park
28/04/2023 Biktarvy - EMEA/H/C/004449 - IB/0053
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Antivirals for systemic use
Biktarvy is indicated for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV 1) infection in adults and paediatric patients at least 2 years of age and weighing at least 14 kg i without present or past evidence of viral resistance to the integrase inhibitor class, emtricitabine or tenofovir.(see section 5.1)