Frequently Asked Questions
Cabenuva is a revolutionary long-acting injectable medication designed specifically for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. This medication is used to prevent HIV infection in adults and children under the age of 12.
The most common uses of Cabenuva are explained below:
- Cabenuva is prescribed to patients who have already experienced viral suppression, it helps by keeping the viral load low and stopping the spread of the infection.
- Cabenuva is given by a medical professional once a month as it provides a convenient treatment option. For people with HIV, this long-acting injectable formulation eliminates the need for daily oral medications.
- Cabenuva may aid in raising treatment compliance. It guarantees steady drug levels in the body and lowers the chance of missed doses, improving medication compliance overall.
The chance of developing the side-effect is independent and it occur at any stage irrespective of the severity and duration. The following are some typical side effects related to the use of Cabenuva.
- Pain & Swelling
- Nausea & Fatigue
If the person is going for Cabenuva treatment, he/she needs to make sure of certain precautions before going for the treatment. Some of the general precautions to consider are as follows:
- Missed/delayed doses
- Reactions at Injection site
- Pregnancy & Lactation
- Regular monitoring
- Liver Health
- Weight Gain