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What should I know before taking Genvoya?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Your doctor will need to do blood and urine tests before starting treatment. You will need to be tested for hepatitis B as well.

Genvoya is not approved for people with both hepatitis B and HIV infections.

If you have impaired kidney function, Genvoya may not be a good option for you.

If you have severe liver impairment, you should not take Genvoya.

Genvoya may not be a good option for you if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or may be pregnant. It is not known if it is safe for pregnant women.

You should not take Genvoya if you are breastfeeding.

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