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Brand name: Dovato 50/300 TM

Active ingredients: dolutegravir + lamivudine

What it is used for

DOVATO (a fixed dose combination of dolutegravir and lamivudine) is indicated for the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) infection in adults and adolescents (from 12 years of age weighing at least 40kg): in antiretroviral treatment-naïve patients with no antiretroviral treatment history who have no known or suspected resistance to either antiretroviral component; or to replace the current antiretroviral regimen in those who are virologically suppressed (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies per mL) on a stable antiretroviral regimen with no history of treatment failure and with no known or suspected resistance to the integrase inhibitor class or lamivudine (see section 5.1 PHARMACODYNAMIC PROPERTIES, Clinical trials).

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Oval, biconvex, white, film-coated tablet, debossed with SV 137 on one face

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on April 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient dolutegravir + lamivudine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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