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TIVICAY HIV Treatment

TIVICAY is a prescription HIV medicine that is used with
other antiretroviral medicines to treat Human
Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) in adults and children
12 years of age and older and weighing at least
88 pounds. HIV-1 is the virus that causes Acquired
Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It is not known if
TIVICAY is safe and effective in children younger than
12 years or who weigh less than 88 pounds.

TIVICAY does not cure HIV-1 infection or AIDS. You
must stay on continuous HIV-1 therapy to control the
HIV-1 infection and decrease HIV-related illnesses.

Hello.

Let’s talk honestly
about HIV treatment.

Let’s talk TIVICAY.

Our medication will not make
you younger, sexier, or
smarter. It will not improve
your jump shot or help make
your dance moves “dancier.”

But, when taken with other
HIV-1 medicines, TIVICAY
may help you effectively treat
HIV.

What is TIVICAY® (dolutegravir)?

TIVICAY(dolutegravir) is a prescription HIV medicine that is
used with other antiretroviral medicines to treat
Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) in
adults and children 12 years of age and older
and weighing at least 88 pounds. HIV-1 is the
virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency
Syndrome (AIDS). It is not known if TIVICAY is
safe and effective in children younger than 12
years or who weigh less than 88 pounds.

TIVICAY does not cure HIV-1 infection or AIDS.
You must stay on continuous HIV-1therapy to
control the HIV-1 infection and decrease HIV-related
illnesses.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not take TIVICAY?

  • Do not take TIVICAY if you take dofetilide
    because of a life-threateninginteraction.

What are the most serious side effects of
TIVICAY?

  • Allergic reactions. Stop taking TIVICAY and
    get medical help right away ifyou have:
    • A rash with any of these symptoms:
      fever; general ill feeling; extreme
      tiredness; muscle or joint aches; blisters
      or sores in your mouth; blisters or

      peeling of your skin; redness or swelling
      in your eyes; swelling of your
      mouth,
      face, lips or tongue; problems breathing.
    • Any of the following signs or
      symptoms of liver problems:
      yellowing
      ofyour skin or whites of your eyes; dark
      or tea-colored urine; pale-colored
      stools
      (bowel movements); nausea or vomiting;
      loss of appetite; pain,aching, or
      tenderness on your right side below the
      ribs.
  • Changes in liver tests. People with a history
    of hepatitis B or C virus may havean increased
    risk of developing new or worsening changes
    in certain liver tests
    during treatment with
    TIVICAY. Your healthcare provider may do
    tests to check
    your liver function before and during treatment with TIVICAY.
  • Changes in body fat can happen in people
    who take HIV-1 medicines, including
    increased
    amount of fat in the upper back and neck
    (“buffalo hump”), breast, and
    around the middle
    of your body. Loss of fat from the legs, arms,
    and face mayalso happen. The exact cause
    and long-term health effects of these problems
    arenot known.
  • Changes in your immune system can
    happen when you start taking HIV-1
    medicines.
    Your immune system may get stronger and
    begin to fight infectionsthat have been hidden
    in your body for a long time. Tell your
    healthcare providerright away if you start
    having new symptoms after starting your HIV-1
    medicine.

What are the other possible side effects of
TIVICAY?

  • The most common side effects of TIVICAY
    include trouble sleeping andheadache.

Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect
that bothers you or that does not goaway.

These are not all the possible side effects of
TIVICAY.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before I
take TIVICAY?

Before taking TIVICAY, tell your healthcare
provider if you:

  • have ever had an allergic reaction to TIVICAY
  • have or had liver problems, including hepatitis
    B or C
  • have any other medical condition
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is
    not known if TIVICAY will harmyour unborn
    baby
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Do not
    breastfeed
    if you take TIVICAY.
    You should not
    breastfeed if you have HIV-1 because of the
    risk of passing HIV-1
    to your baby. It is not
    known if TIVICAY passes into your breast milk.
    Talk to your
    healthcare provider about the best
    way to feed your baby.

Tell your healthcare provider about all
prescription and non-prescription medicines,
vitamins, and herbal supplements you take.

TIVICAY and other medicines may affect each other,
causing side effects. TIVICAY may affect
the way
other medicines work, and other medicines may
affect how TIVICAY works.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:

  • other HIV-1 medicines including: efavirenz
    (SUSTIVA®), etravirine (INTELENCE®),
    fosamprenavir (LEXIVA®)/ritonavir (NORVIR®),
    nevirapine (VIRAMUNE®),or tipranavir
    (APTIVUS®)/ritonavir (NORVIR).
  • antacids or laxatives that contain aluminum,
    magnesium, sucralfate (CARAFATE®), or
    buffered medicines. TIVICAY should be taken
    at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after you
    take these medicines.
  • iron or calcium supplements. Supplements
    including multivitamins containing calcium or
    iron may be taken at the same time with
    TIVICAY if taken with food. Otherwise,
    TIVICAY should be taken at least 2 hours
    before or 6 hours after you take these
    medicines.
  • anti-seizure medicines: oxcarbazepine
    (TRILEPTAL®), phenytoin (DILANTIN®,
    DILANTIN®-125, PHENYTEK®), phenobarbital
    (LUMINAL®), carbamazepine (CARBATROL®,
    EQUETRO®, TEGRETOL®, TEGRETOL®-XR,
    TERIL®, EPITOL®)
  • St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
  • a medicine that contains metformin
  • rifampin (RIFATER®, RIFAMATE®,
    RIMACTANE®, RIFADIN®)

You are encouraged to report negative side
effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.Visit
www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the Patient Information for TIVICAY
and discuss it with your healthcareprovider.

TIVICAY and LEXIVA are registered trademarks
of ViiV Healthcare.

Other brands listed are trademarks of their respective
owners and are not trademarks of ViiVHealthcare.
The makers of these brands are not affiliated with
and do not endorse ViiVHealthcare or its products.

Hello.

Let’s talk honestly
about HIV treatment.

Let’s talk TIVICAY.

Our medication will not make you
younger, sexier, or smarter. It will not improve your jump shot or help make your dance moves “dancier.”

But, when taken with other HIV-1
medicines, TIVICAY may help you effectively treat HIV.

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