An Overview of Complera (Rilpivirine/Tenofovir/Emtricitabine)
January 19, 2017
What Should I Do if I Forget a Dose?
If you miss a dose of Complera within 12 hours of the time you usually take it, take your dose with food as soon as possible. Then take your next dose at the regularly scheduled time. If you miss a dose by more than 12 hours of the time you usually take it, wait and then take the next dose at the regularly scheduled time. Do not take more than your prescribed dose to make up for a missed dose.
What Side Effects Can Complera Cause?
Complera may cause side effects. Most side effects from Complera are manageable, but a few can be serious. Serious side effects of Complera include lactic acidosis (buildup of lactic acid in the blood), severe skin reactions or rash, and liver problems. (See the WARNING above.)
Other possible side effects of Complera include:
Tell your health care provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Complera. To learn more about possible side effects of Complera, read the drug label or package insert or talk to your health care provider or pharmacist.
The AIDSinfo fact sheet on HIV Medicines and Side Effects also includes information that may apply to Complera.
You can also report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or online at www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/medwatch/.
How Should Complera Be Stored?
Where Can I Find More Information About Complera?
More information about Complera is available:
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
The above Patient Version drug summary is based on the following FDA label(s): Tablet (film coated).
This article was provided by AIDSinfo. Visit the AIDSinfo website to find out more about their activities and publications.
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