for Veterans and the Public
Juluca (Tivicay + Edurant)
- Type of Drug: Fixed-Dose Combination
- Fixed-dose combinations combine the most commonly prescribed doses of 2 or more medications into a single pill.
Juluca is a combination of Tivicay, an integrase inhibitor, and Edurant, a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Integrase inhibitors work by blocking an enzyme (HIV integrase) that the virus needs in order to make more virus. Nonucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors prevent HIV from using a differrent enzyme (reverse transcriptase) to make copies of itself.
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Approved adult dosing
Tivicay 50 mg + Edurant 25 mg in a single tablet
One Juluca once daily with a meal
Notes on taking this medication
- Take with a meal (do not take without food)
- Juluca interacts with antacids, laxatives, mineral supplements, and compounds that contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum, or iron, including medicines available over the counter; check with your medical provider before using these.
- Juluca has not been studied during pregnancy; tell your medical provider if you become pregnant while taking this drug
Same side effects as
- Usually well tolerated; may cause nausea; sleep disturbance; mood changes; headache; muscle aches; rash
- Usually well tolerated; may cause:
- Rash (usually is mild to moderate. If severe rash develops, contact your medical provider)
- Depression, mood changes
See accompanying chart: Tips for Common Side Effects
Disclaimer: This information is not meant to substitute for advice from your medical provider or pharmacist. If you have any questions about your medication dosing, talk to your medical provider or pharmacist.