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What is Biktarvy (Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenemide?)
Biktarvy is a combination drug that provides medical alleviation to people with HIV infection. Its main components are bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide. This medicine works by inhibiting the infection from replicating within the body. It is suitable for adults and children.
How does it work?
Similar to other antiviral drugs, Biktarvy blocks HIV’s capacity to multiply. It assists the body’s immune system with added boosting support to prevent opportunistic infections from developing. Additionally, this medicine inhibits the progression of AIDS, which is the most advanced stage of HIV.
Like other antiviral medicines, the healthcare professional check for the following factors before providing the prescription involving Biktarvy.
Patient’s age and weight
Patient’s medical history
Other forms of drugs that the patient is currently taking
One tablet of Biktarvy to consume orally
Adult dosage contains 50 mg of Bictegravir, 200 mg of Emtricitabine, and 25 mg of Tenofovir.
Consumption is only once per day
The dosage for children is based on their weight.
Compared to the dosage given to adults, children’s dosage is lesser. The consumption is only once per day.
How to take it?
You can take this drug with or without food. However, it is recommended it consume it with food to avoid stomachache. Follow the prescription provided by the healthcare professional. A prescription label is also available with the medicine as you purchase it.
Biktarvy Side Effects
The following are the side effects you’ll experience once you start consuming Biktarvy.