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Rilpivirine Dosage

For treating HIV or AIDS with rilpivirine, the standard dosage is one 25-mg tablet taken once daily with a meal. Do not miss any doses, as it may cause HIV to build up a resistance to the medication. This drug is not approved for use in children and should be used with caution in people with severe liver or kidney disease.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of Rilpivirine

There is only one standard dosage for rilpivirine (Edurant™), regardless of your age or weight. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Rilpivirine Dosing for HIV/AIDS

The standard dosage for rilpivirine is one 25-mg tablet, taken once a day with a meal. Rilpivirine should be used with caution in people with severe liver or kidney disease, as no standard dosing adjustments are available in such situations.
 
Because rilpivirine is approved only for use in adults, there are no standard dosing recommendations for use in children.
 

General Information on Taking Rilpivirine

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with rilpivirine include the following:
 
  • Rilpivirine comes as a tablet that is taken once a day with a meal.
 
  • Try to take it at the same time every day to maintain an even level of the medication in your blood.
 
  • For the medicine to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It is important that you closely follow your healthcare provider's instructions about taking this drug. Missing doses can increase the chance of the virus developing a resistance to rilpivirine, making the medicine less effective.
 
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of rilpivirine, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Rilpivirine Drug Information

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