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Why are Truvada and ritonavir-boosted darunavir prescribed?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Truvada and ritonavir-boosted darunavir is one of the preferred drug regimens for people who have not yet taken drugs to treat HIV. Truvada + ritonavir-boosted darunavir consists of 4 antiretroviral drugs in 3 pills. These are Truvada (emtricitabine + tenofovir), darunavir (Prezista), and ritonavir (Norvir).

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