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Important Facts About Rilpivirine

When and How to Take This Medicine

Some general 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 medication 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.
 

Storage Information

Rilpivirine should be stored in an airtight container at room temperature, away from moisture, light, and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

Is There a Generic Version?

Rilpivirine is not available in generic form (see Generic Edurant).
 

Who Makes Rilpivirine?

The medication is made by Janssen-Cilag S.p.A. for Tibotec Therapeutics, Division of Centocor Ortho Biotech Products, L.P.
 

Available Strengths

This medication comes in one strength: Rilpivirine 25-mg tablets.

Rilpivirine Drug Information

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