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Drug Dosing Tool: Stribild

for Veterans and the Public

Vitekta + Tybost + Viread + Emtriva (Stribild)

Type of Drug: Fixed-Dose Combination
Fixed-dose combinations combine the most commonly prescribed doses of 2 or more medications into a single pill.

Bring a printout of this page to discuss with your doctor during your next visit. List your questions at the bottom of the page.

Approved adult dosing

Vitekta 150 mg + Tybost 150 mg + Viread 300 mg + Emtriva 200 mg in a single tablet


  • image of a Stribild pill

    one tablet

Notes on taking this medication

  • Take with a full meal (do not take without food)
  • Stribild can interact with many other drugs; persons using Stribild with those drugs may need an adjustment to their dose of the other drugs. Consult your medical provider
  • Persons with kidney problems may need an adjustment to their doses of the component drugs, so may not be able to take this combination pill

Possible side effects

    Stribild has not been studied during pregnancy; tell your medical provider if you become pregnant while taking this drug

Same possible side effects as


  • Diarrhea, headache


  • Nausea, diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Elevation in blood creatinine levels (this is used to assess kidney function; your provider will monitor creatinine)


  • Gassiness; abdominal discomfort; nausea; diarrhea
  • Kidney impairment
  • Bone impairment
  • Viread is active against hepatitis B, and stopping it can cause "flare-up" of hepatitis B


  • Skin discoloration (particularly in dark-skinned people)
  • Headache; diarrhea; nausea
  • Emtriva is active against hepatitis B, and stopping it can cause "flare-up" of hepatitis B

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.