WHAT IS DELSTRIGO?
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DELSTRIGO is a complete, one-pill prescription HIV medicine used to treat human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection in adults who have not taken HIV-1 medicines before. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

 

Side Effects of DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)
Side Effects of DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

SIDE EFFECTS OF DELSTRIGO

A LOW RATE OF SIDE EFFECTS

DELSTRIGO has a low rate of side effects. In a 48-week study of adults who were new to treatment, the most common side effects were: dizziness 7%, nausea 5%, and abnormal dreams 5%. These are not all the possible side effects of DELSTRIGO.

Fewer patients stopped taking DELSTRIGO than Atripla because of side effects.

3% when taking DELSTRIGO

VS

6% when taking Atripla
(another HIV-1 medicine)

DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) Has a Low Rate of Side EffectsCommon Side Effects of DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) Has a Low Rate of Side EffectsCommon Side Effects of DELSTRIGO™ (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)
HIV Infection May Have a Negative Effect on Your Cholesterol HIV Infection May Have a Negative Effect on Your Cholesterol

SOME SIDE EFFECTS CAN BE SERIOUS

DELSTRIGO can cause serious side effects, including: worsening of hepatitis B virus (HBV). If you have both HIV-1 and HBV and stop taking DELSTRIGO, your HBV may suddenly get worse. Do not stop taking DELSTRIGO without first talking to your healthcare provider, as they will need to monitor your health. Your doctor should test you for HBV infection before you start treatment with DELSTRIGO.

SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS ALSO INCLUDE

New or worse kidney problems, including kidney failure. Your doctor should do blood and urine tests to check your kidneys before you start and during treatment. They may tell you to stop taking DELSTRIGO if you develop new or worsening kidney problems

Bone problems, such as bone pain and softening or thinning (which may lead to fractures). Your doctor may need to do tests to check your bones

Tell your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms during treatment with DELSTRIGO: bone pain that does not go away or worsening bone pain; pain in your arms, legs, hands or feet; broken (fractured) bones; or muscle pain or weakness. These may be symptoms of a bone or kidney problem.

Changes in your immune system (Immune Reconstitution Syndrome) when you start taking HIV-1 medicines. Your immune system may get stronger and begin to fight infections that have been hidden in your body for a long time. Tell your doctor right away if you start having any new symptoms after starting your HIV-1 medicine

FOR THOSE CONCERNED ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

HIV infection may have a negative effect on your cholesterol. In a 48-week study of adults who were new to treatment, DELSTRIGO did not increase bad cholesterol, while Atripla did.

EFFECTS ON BAD CHOLESTEROL (LDL-C)

DELSTRIGO -2.1 MG/DL

VS

ATRIPLA 8.3 MG/DL

The benefit of these changes has not been demonstrated.


 


 
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Worsening of hepatitis B virus infection (HBV). If you have both HIV-1 and HBV and stop taking DELSTRIGO, your HBV may suddenly get worse. Do not stop taking DELSTRIGO without first talking to your healthcare provider, as they will need to monitor your health. Your doctor should test you for HBV infection before you start treatment with DELSTRIGO.