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Elvitegravir Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 85 mg; 150 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for HIV Infection

With once-daily atazanavir/ritonavir or twice-daily lopinavir-ritonavir: 85 mg orally once a day with food
With twice-daily darunavir/ritonavir, fosamprenavir/ritonavir, or tipranavir/ritonavir: 150 mg orally once a day with food


  • The manufacturer product information should be consulted for the recommended dosing regimen for atazanavir/ritonavir, lopinavir-ritonavir, darunavir/ritonavir, fosamprenavir/ritonavir, or tipranavir/ritonavir; this drug should not be used with other dose regimens or HIV-1 protease inhibitors.
  • This drug should not be used with cobicistat and protease inhibitors.

Use: In combination with a ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitor and at least 1 other antiretroviral drug, for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in antiretroviral therapy-experienced patients

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Mild or moderate liver dysfunction (Child-Pugh A or B): No adjustment recommended.
Severe liver dysfunction (Child-Pugh C): Not recommended.


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Data not available

Comments: This drug is highly protein-bound; significant removal via hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis is not likely.

Other Comments

Administration advice:

  • Administer with food.
  • Use in combination with a ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor and at least 1 other antiretroviral drug.
  • Administer antacids at least 2 hours before or after this drug.

Storage requirements:
  • Store below 30C (86F) in original bottle

  • Treatment history and resistance testing (if available) should guide the use of elvitegravir-containing regimens.
  • The manufacturer product information for the coadministered protease inhibitor, ritonavir, and other coadministered antiretroviral drugs should be consulted.

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Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.