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Cobicistat

March/April 2012

Brand name: Not yet established

Generic name: cobicistat, (formerly GS-9350), or COBI

Class: PK enhancer

Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, www.gilead.com, (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235)

AWP: TBD; drug not yet approved at press time.

Standard Dose: Not yet established. 150 mg used in research. Cobicistat is not an HIV drug, but is used to increase the levels of elvitegravir (investigational INSTI, see elvitegravir) and HIV protease inhibitors, which will allow for lower and fewer doses of these medications while maintaining their effectiveness. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is closer in time to your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose.

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The 16th Annual HIV Drug Guide
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