Do not take Genvoya: If the patient is taking one of these medicines: alfuzosin (used to treat an enlarged prostate gland).
Amiodarone, quinidine (used to correct irregular heartbeats).
Carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin (used to prevent seizures).
Rifampicin (used to prevent and treat tuberculosis and other infections).
Dihydroergotamine, ergometrine, ergotamine (used to treat migraine headache).
Cisapride (used to relieve certain stomach problems).
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum, a herbal remedy used for depression and anxiety) or products that contain it.
Lovastatin, simvastatin (used to lower blood cholesterol).
Pimozide (used to treat abnormal thoughts or feelings).
Sildenafil (when used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension – a lung disease that makes breathing difficult).
Orally administered midazolam, triazolam (used to help the patient sleep and/or relieve anxiety).
If the patient is taking any of these medicines, do not take Genvoya and tell the doctor immediately.
Medicines used in treating hepatitis B infection: The patient should not take Genvoya with medicines containing: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, lamivudine, adefovir dipivoxil. Tell the doctor if the patient is taking any of these medicines.
Other types of medicine: Talk to a doctor if the patient is taking: antifungals, used to treat fungal infections, such as: ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole and fluconazole.
Antibiotics, used to treat bacterial infections including tuberculosis, containing: rifabutin, clarithromycin and telithromycin.
Antiviral medicines used to treat hepatitis C: telaprevir and boceprevir.
Antidepressants, used to treat depression: medicines containing trazodone or escitalopram.
Sedatives and hypnotics, used to treat anxiety: buspirone, clorazepate, diazepam, estazolam, flurazepam, zolpidem and lorazepam.
Immunosuppressants, used to control the body's immune response after a transplant, such as: ciclosporin, sirolimus and tacrolimus.
Inhaled steroids, used to treat hay fever (allergic rhinitis): fluticasone.
Medicines used to treat diabetes: metformin.
Contraceptive pill, used to prevent pregnancy.
Erectile dysfunction medicines, used to treat impotence, such as: sildenafil, tadalafil and vardenafil.
Heart medicines, such as: digoxin, disopyramide, flecainide, lidocaine, mexiletine, propafenone, metoprolol, timolol, amlodipine, diltiazem, felodipine, nicardipine, nifedipine and verapamil.
Medicines used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension: bosentan and tadalafil.
Anticoagulants, used to thin the blood, such as: warfarin and dabigatran.
Bronchodilators, used to treat asthma and other lung-related problems: salmeterol.
Cholesterol lowering medicines, such as: atorvastatin and pitavastatin.
Medicines used to treat gout: colchicine.
Tell the physician if the patient is taking these or any other medicines. Do not stop treatment without contacting the doctor.
Antacids, used to treat heartburn or acid reflux (see Storage).