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Genvoya and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 5 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Genvoya (cobicistat / elvitegravir / emtricitabine / tenofovir alafenamide).

Moderate

multivitamins with minerals elvitegravir

Moderate Drug Interaction

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: The concomitant use of antacids or oral products containing polyvalent cations (e.g., Mg, Al, Ca, Fe, Zn) may significantly decrease the plasma concentrations of elvitegravir. According to the elvitegravir manufacturer, the mechanism of the interaction may be related to local complexation in the gastrointestinal tract and not to changes in gastric pH. When 20 mL of an antacid containing magnesium and aluminum was given 2 hours before a 50 mg dose of elvitegravir with ritonavir (100 mg pharmacokinetic booster dose) to 11 study subjects, mean elvitegravir peak plasma concentration (Cmax), systemic exposure (AUC) and trough plasma concentration (Cmin) were reduced by 18%, 15%, and 10%, respectively. When the antacid was given 2 hours after elvitegravir to 10 study subjects, the mean elvitegravir Cmax, AUC, and Cmin decreased by approximately 20% each. When the antacid was given simultaneously with elvitegravir to 13 study subjects, the mean elvitegravir Cmax, AUC, and Cmin decreased by approximately 47%, 45%, and 41%, respectively. In contrast, when the antacid was given 4 hours before or 4 hours after elvitegravir, no significant differences were observed in elvitegravir pharmacokinetics compared to the administration of elvitegravir alone. The interaction has not been studied with other polyvalent cation-containing products, but they are expected to decrease elvitegravir plasma concentrations as well.

MANAGEMENT: Antacid and oral products containing polyvalent cations should be administered at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the elvitegravir dose. Some experts recommend an interval of at least 4 hours. Alternatively, H2-receptor antagonists or proton pump inhibitors may be considered instead of antacids, with no dosage adjustment needed.

References

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Stribild (cobicistat/elvitegravir/emtricitabine/tenofov)." Gilead Sciences (2012):
  4. "Product Information. Genvoya (cobicistat/elvitegravir/emtricitabine/tenofov)." Gilead Sciences (2015):
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Moderate

tenofovir multivitamins with minerals

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using cobicistat together with tenofovir can increase the effects of tenofovir, which can cause new or worse kidney problems. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

emtricitabine multivitamins with minerals

Moderate Drug Interaction

Cobicistat is a medication used to boost the effects of some medications that treat HIV infection. However, using cobicistat together with other HIV medications, such as emtricitabine, may alter the blood levels and effects of both medications. Using emtricitabine with cobicistat may reduce or increase blood levels of cobicistat. Reduced blood levels of cobicistat may make cobicistat less effective and may cause overall HIV treatment to be less effective. Cobicistat may increase blood levels of emtricitabine which may increase the risk of side effects. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions on how to use these medications properly. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

elvitegravir food

Moderate Food Interaction

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: Food enhances the oral bioavailabilities of both elvitegravir and tenofovir. When a single dose of cobicistat/elvitegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir (trade name Stribild) was given with a light meal (approximately 373 kcal; 20% fat), mean elvitegravir and tenofovir systemic exposures (AUCs) increased by 34% and 24%, respectively, relative to fasting conditions. When administered with a high-fat meal (approximately 800 kcal; 50% fat), the mean AUC of elvitegravir and tenofovir increased by 87% and 23%, respectively, relative to fasting conditions. The alterations in mean AUCs of cobicistat and emtricitabine were not clinically significant with either the light or high-fat meal.

MANAGEMENT: Cobicistat/elvitegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir as a fixed-dose preparation should be administered once daily with food. Elvitegravir as a single-ingredient preparation should also be administered once daily with food.

References

  1. "Product Information. Stribild (cobicistat/elvitegravir/emtricitabine/tenofov)." Gilead Sciences (2012):
  2. "Product Information. Vitekta (elvitegravir)." Gilead Sciences (2014):
Minor

tenofovir food

Minor Food Interaction

Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.

Genvoya drug interactions

There are 635 drug interactions with Genvoya (cobicistat / elvitegravir / emtricitabine / tenofovir alafenamide).

Genvoya disease interactions

There are 10 disease interactions with Genvoya (cobicistat / elvitegravir / emtricitabine / tenofovir alafenamide) which include:


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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