emtricitabine

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Related to elvitegravir: dolutegravir, cobicistat

em·tri·cit·a·bine

 (ĕm′trĭ-sĭt′ə-bēn′, -sī′tə-)
n.
An antiviral drug, C8H10FN3O3S, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptor inhibitor and is used in combination with other drugs to treat HIV infection or to reduce the risk of HIV infection.

[emtri- (probably Em(ory) University, where the drug was discovered + Tri(angle) Pharmaceuticals, company to which it was licensed) + -citabine, nucleoside analog antiviral and anticancer drug suff.; see zalcitabine.]
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emtricitabine

n emtricitabina
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For Gilead, Cy572 could represent a strong competitor for its new combination pills, including a four-in-one "Quad" tablet in Phase III development that contains elvitegravir.
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The revision builds on MPP's long-term collaboration with Gilead Sciences for the production of TDF, emtricitabine (FTC), cobicistat (COBI), and elvitegravir (EVG), as well as a single tablet regimen of all four ARVs.
He gave three examples in the development pipeline--rilpivirine, elvitegravir, and S/GSK1349572--in a presentation at a meeting on HIV management sponsored by the University of California, San Francisco.
With raltegravir having a twice-daily dosing schedule and elvitegravir being once daily, but with ritonavir boosting, it will be interesting to see what predicts greater usage.
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