Monday, September 22, 2014

FDA Approves Triumeq for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection

ViiV Healthcare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Triumeq (abacavir 600mg (below-Ist), dolutegravir (below -IInd) 50mg and lamivudine (below IIIrd respectively) 300mg) tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.  Triumeq is ViiV Healthcare’s first dolutegravir-based fixed-dose combination, offering many people living with HIV the option of a single-pill regimen that combines the integrase strand transfer inhibitor (INSTI) dolutegravir, with the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) abacavir and lamivudine.

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