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Atripla Dosage

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Drug class: Antiviral combinations

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 14, 2021.

Testing Prior to Initiation and During Treatment with ATRIPLA

Prior to or when initiating ATRIPLA, test patients for hepatitis B virus infection [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].

Prior to initiation and during use of ATRIPLA, on a clinically appropriate schedule, assess serum creatinine, estimated creatinine clearance, urine glucose and urine protein in all patients. In patients with chronic kidney disease, also assess serum phosphorus [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7)].

Monitor hepatic function prior to and during treatment with ATRIPLA [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3)].

Perform pregnancy testing before initiation of ATRIPLA in adolescents and adults of childbearing potential [see Warnings and Precautions (5.8), Use in Specific Populations (8.1, 8.3)].

Recommended Dosage for Adults and Pediatric Patients Weighing at Least 40 kg

ATRIPLA is a three-drug fixed-dose combination product containing 600 mg of efavirenz (EFV), 200 mg of emtricitabine (FTC), and 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF). The recommended dosage of ATRIPLA in adults and pediatric patients weighing at least 40 kg is one tablet once daily taken orally on an empty stomach. Dosing at bedtime may improve the tolerability of nervous system symptoms [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

Not Recommended in Patients with Moderate or Severe Renal Impairment

ATRIPLA is not recommended in patients with moderate or severe renal impairment (estimated creatinine clearance below 50 mL/min) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7), Use in Specific Populations (8.6)].

Not Recommended in Patients with Moderate to Severe Hepatic Impairment

ATRIPLA is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh B or C) [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3) and Use in Specific Populations (8.7)].

Dosage Adjustment with Rifampin

If ATRIPLA is co-administered with rifampin in patients weighing 50 kg or more, take one tablet of ATRIPLA once daily followed by one additional 200 mg per day of efavirenz [see Drug Interactions (7.3) and Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

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