Emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide

Drug Profile

Emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide

Alternative Names: DESCOVY; F/TAF; Tenofovir alafenamide/emtricitabine

Latest Information Update: 14 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Gilead Sciences
  • Developer Gilead Sciences; Japan Tobacco; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Class Antiretrovirals; Deoxyribonucleosides; Purines; Pyrimidine nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors; Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed HIV-1 infections

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Oct 2016 Efficacy and adverse events data from the phase III Switch trial in HIV-1 infections presented at the Infectious Disease Week-2016 (IDW-2016)
  • 01 Sep 2016 Phase-III clinical trials in HIV-1 infections (pre-exposure Prevention) in USA (PO)
  • 12 Aug 2016 Preregistration for HIV-1 infections in Japan (PO) (Japan Tobacco pipeline, October 2016)
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