COBICISTAT is a Schedule H drug.
Cobicistat reduces the action of enzymes in your liver that break down certain antiviral medicines. This allows the antiviral medicines to be used more safely and effectively at lower doses. Cobicistat is given together with atazanavir or darunavir to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in adults. HIV is the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Cobicistat is given only to help increase your blood levels of atazanavir or darunavir.


COBICISTAT is generally used to treat: AIDS

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

COBICISTAT is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


Do not have unprotected sex or share razors or toothbrushes. Talk with your doctor about safe ways to prevent HIV transmission during sex. Sharing drug or medicine needles is never safe, even for a healthy person.

Symptoms of Overdosage

COBICISTAT over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

COBICISTAT : Hives, Skin Rash, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Chills, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Dizziness, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Fever, Head Headache, Body Itching, Nausea, Back Pain, Vomit, Body Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful)

Rare Side-Effects

COBICISTAT : Skin Rash, Body Itching, Face Swelling

Disease Interactions

COBICISTAT can interfere with: Acute Renal Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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