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Brand name: Cabenuva TM

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Active ingredients: rilpivirine, cabotegravir

What it is used for

CABENUVA (cabotegravir prolonged-release suspension for injection and rilpivirine prolonged-release suspension for injection) is indicated for the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults who are virologically suppressed (HIV-1 RNA <50 copies per mL) and have no known or suspected resistance to either cabotegravir or rilpivirine (see section 5.1 PHARMACODYNAMIC PROPERTIES, Clinical trials).

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, suspension

White to off-white suspension

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

Part 2: Injection, suspension

white to light pink suspension

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

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.

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Do I need a prescription?

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

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient rilpivirine

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.

For the active ingredient cabotegravir

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)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Reporting side effects

This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.

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