Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to emtricitabine: efavirenz, lamivudine, Tenofovir


 (ĕm′trĭ-sĭt′ə-bēn′, -sī′tə-)
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.]


n emtricitabina
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 22, 2018-US FDA grants tentative approval to Mylan for Dolutegravir / Emtricitabine / Tenofovir Alafenamide
M2 PHARMA-February 22, 2018-US FDA grants tentative approval to Mylan for Dolutegravir / Emtricitabine / Tenofovir Alafenamide
Biktarvy is a three-drug combination of bictegravir, a human immunodeficiency virus type 1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor, and emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide, both HIV-1 nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors, and was approved by the FDA as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults who have no antiretroviral treatment history or to replace the current antiretroviral regimen in those who are virologically suppressed on a stable antiretroviral regimen for at least 3 months with no history of treatment failure and no known substitutions associated with resistance to the individual components of Biktarvy, according to a post to the agency's website.
The combination of dolutegravir plus fixed-dose tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine is administered as 2 pills per day.
The overall rate of resistance to emtricitabine or tenofovir--the antiretrovirals contained in fixed-dose combination in Truvada, the only Food and Drug Administration-approved agent for HIV PrEP--was 5 cases in 9,222 trial participants, for a risk of 0.
Emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide are from Gilead and rilpivirine is from Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
The daily regimen containing emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and rilpivirine HCl is virologically and immunologically effective, well-tolerated, and safe with benefits in the lipid profile in the majority of patients (Figure 1) [2].
BOSTON --In patients who had chronic hepatitis B infections and documented lamivudine resistance, tenofovir with or without emtricitabine produced high rates of viral suppression with no detectable resistance over 2 years.
to promote access to high-quality, low-cost generic versions of Gilead's HIV medicine Emtricitabine (FTC) in developing countries - including single tablet regimens containing Emtricitabine, and fixed-dose combinations of Emtricitabine co-formulated with other Gilead HIV medicines.
We don't worry very much about the toxicities of lamivudine and emtricitabine any more except in patients who are chronically coinfected with hepatitis B virus.
2% controlling interest, has received the first tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief for its abbreviated new drug application for emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets, 200 mg/300 mg.