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BRAND LISTING - Dovato (Dolutegravir Sodium/Lamivudine)
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50mg/300mg
Product description written by Dr. Ami Patel, PharmD (May 5, 2020)

What is Dovato?

Dovato (generic name Dolutegravir/Lamivudine) is a prescription medicine that is used alone (without other medicines) to fight the deadly HIV-1 (human immunodeficiency virus- type 1) virus. It contains 2 medicines (Dolutegravir and Lamivudine) in one pill.

Being infected with HIV-1 can cause AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). By taking Dovato, you can lower the amount of HIV-1 in your blood to slow down the development of AIDS. Dovato can reduce the amount of HIV-1 so much that it's hard to find the virus during a blood test. This does not mean you are cured. It can also increase the number of 'helper' white blood cells, which fight infections. Together, by reducing HIV and increasing white blood cells, Dovato can help you live a longer healthier life.

Conditions treated by Dovato

Dovato treats HIV-1 in adults over age 18 who have never used HIV medicine in the past. It will not work if your blood test shows you have resistance to any of the 2 medications in Dovato (dolutegravir - Tivicay, or lamivudine - Epivir).

What are the side effects of Dovato?

The most common Dovato side effects include sleeplessness, feeling tired, loose stools, feeling sick to your stomach, and headache.

Rare, but serious Dovato side effects include:

  • A worsening of hepatitis B infections. If you have HIV and hepatitis B, then taking Dovato can make the hepatitis B harder (or impossible) to treat. Sometimes, Dovato causes the hepatitis B virus to change in such a way that your hepatitis medicine may not work as well. It can also cause a hepatitis B flare-up in which your hepatitis infection worsens and harms your liver. This can be serious and deadly, so be sure your doctor does blood tests regularly to check your liver.
  • Serious allergic reactions. A rash can be a sign of a serious and possibly deadly allergic reaction, so call your doctor if you develop a rash with any of the following:
    • Fever

    • Tiredness

    • Muscle aches

    • Blisters on your skin or in the mouth

    • Red or swollen eyes, mouth, face, tongue or lips

    • Trouble breathing

  • Serious liver problems in which your liver stops working may occur. If you have liver problems, you may feel sick to your stomach, or throw up. You may lose your appetite or have stomach pain. Your stools can become light colored, and your urine can become dark, or brownish like tea. Your skin or eyes may appear yellowish (jaundice). Call your doctor immediately if you notice any of these problems.
  • A buildup of lactic acid in your blood may also occur. This can make you feel tired or weak with muscle aches. You can feel cold, dizzy, or lightheaded, or have an unusually fast heartbeat. Liver problems may also happen if there is too much lactic acid.
  • When you have HIV, your immune system will spend all its energy trying to get rid of the HIV virus and it may ignore other infections that are already present in your body. After taking Dovato, there is not much of the HIV virus left, so your immune system will suddenly have new energy to start fighting other infections (such as lung infections or skin infections) which were previously hidden in your body.

What you should know before using Dovato.

Talk to your doctor about any medical conditions you may have, such as:

  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems (such as hepatitis infections, or other liver illness)
  • Diabetes, or high blood sugar

Also make sure to tell your doctor if you take any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines (including carbamazepine, rifampin, iron, calcium, laxatives, or vitamins, among others).

Do not breastfeed or become pregnant while on Dovato. HIV can pass through breastmilk, and Dovato may harm an unborn baby.

Do not use Dovato if you take Tikosyn (dofetalide) to treat an irregular heartbeat. If used together, they can cause serious and potentially deadly side effects.

Do not take Dovato if you have ever had an allergic reaction to dolutegravir (Tivicay), or lamivudine (Epivir).

Take Dovato exactly as directed by your doctor; for most people, this means taking it once daily around the same time each day. Do not miss any doses. If you run out, or miss taking pills, the virus in your blood will increase and it will become harder to treat your HIV. Tell your doctor right away if you miss any doses. If you accidentally take a double dose, or more than the recommended amount, go to the emergency room right away.

Drugs Similar to Dovato:

  • Atazanavir/Ritonavir (Atazanavir/Ritonavir)
  • Atripla (Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir)
  • Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)
  • Complera (Emtricitabine/Rilpivirine/Tenofovir Disoproxil)
  • Descovy (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide)
  • Duovir-N (Lamivudine/Zidovudine/Nevirapine)
  • Emtri (Lamivudine/Stavudine/Nevirapine)
  • Emtriva (Emtricitabine)
  • Epzicom (Abacavir/Lamivudine)
  • Genvoya (Cobicistat/Elvitegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir alafenamide)
  • Heptovir (called Epivir in USA) (Lamivudine)
  • Heptovir Oral Solution (called Epivir in USA) (Lamivudine)
  • Invirase (Saquinavir Mesylate)
  • Isentress (Raltegravir)
  • Kaletra (Ritonavir/Lopinavir)
  • Kaletra Oral Solution (Ritonavir/Lopinavir)
  • Lamivir-S (Lamivudine/Stavudine)
  • Lamivudine/Tenofovir (Lamivudine/Tenofovir)
  • Lexiva (called Telzir in Canada) (Fosamprenavir Calcium)
  • Norvir (Ritonavir)
  • Odefsey (Emtricitabine/Rilpivirine/Tenofovir Alafenamide)
  • Prezcobix (Darunavir/Cobicistat)
  • Prezista (Darunavir)
  • Retrovir (AZT (Zidovudine))
  • Reyataz (Atazanavir)
  • Selzentry (Maraviroc)
  • Stribild (Elvitegravir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
  • Sustiva (Efavirenz)
  • Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Efavirenz (Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Efavirenz)
  • Tivicay (Dolutegravir)
  • Trizivir (Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine)
  • Truvada (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
  • Videx EC (Didanosine)
  • Viracept (Nelfinavir Mesylate)
  • Viramune (Nevirapine)
  • Viread (Tenofovir)
  • Zerit (Stavudine - D4T)
  • Ziagen (Abacavir Sulfate)

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