What is Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide is a combination drug used to treat HIV-1 in adults.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 3
Mild 5
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Side effect Patients Percentage
Headaches 2
Weight gain 2
Diarrhea 1
Nausea 1
Tension headache 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Dosage Patients Percentage
50-200-25 mg daily 4

Why patients stopped taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Duration

Currently taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF)

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 10
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 4
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF) after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Cobicistat-elvitegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (Genvoya) 2
Darunavir-cobicistat (DRV/c) (Prezcobix) 1
Efavirenz-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Atripla) 1
Emtricitabine-Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Truvada) 1
Raltegravir (RAL) (Isentress) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching from

Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bictegravir-emtricitabine-tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF).