emtricitabine / tenofovir alafenamide
This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Descovy. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Descovy.
For practical information about using Descovy, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Descovy : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/75.65 KB)
First published: 01/06/2016
Last updated: 01/06/2016
Descovy : EPAR - Risk-management-plan summary (PDF/174.48 KB)
First published: 17/03/2020
Last updated: 14/11/2022
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Gilead Sciences Ireland UC
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IDA Business & Technology Park
16/02/2023 Descovy - EMEA/H/C/004094 - IG/1588
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Product information documents contain:
- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
- manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release (annex IIA);
- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Antivirals for systemic use
Descovy is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of adults and adolescents (aged 12 years and older with body weight at least 35 kg) infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1).