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Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Appendix B: Drug Characteristics Tables

Monthly Suggested Wholesale Price of Antiretroviral Drugs

(Last updated: February 12, 2013; last reviewed: February 12, 2013)

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Appendix B Table 8: Monthly Suggested Wholesale Price (SWP)a of Antiretroviral Drugs
Antiretroviral Drug
(Generic and Brand Name)
 Strength Dosing Tabs/Capsules/
mLs per Month
SWPa
(Monthly)
Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)
abacavir
  • generic
300 mg tab 2 tabs daily 60 tabs $602.66
  • Ziagen
300 mg tab 2 tabs daily 60 tabs $670.37
  • Ziagen
20 mg/mL soln 30 mL daily 900 mL $674.60
didanosine delayed-release
  • generic
400 mg cap 1 cap daily 30 caps $368.72
  • Videx EC
400 mg cap 1 cap daily 30 caps $478.08
emtricitabine
  • Emtriva
200 mg cap 1 cap daily 30 tabs $574.14
  • Emtriva
10 mg/mL soln 24 mL daily 680 mL (28-day supply) $542.32
lamivudine
  • generic
300 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $429.66
  • Epivir
300 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $498.89
  • Epivir
10 mg/mL soln 30 mL daily 900 mL $498.90
stavudine
  • generic
40 mg cap 1 cap twice daily 60 caps $403.70
  • Zerit
40 mg cap 1 cap twice daily 60 caps $512.62
tenofovir
  • Viread
300 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $998.80
zidovudine
  • generic
300 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $360.97
  • Retrovir
300 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $557.83
Combination NRTI Products
abacavir/lamivudine
  • Epzicom
600/300 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $1,118.90
tenofovir/emtricitabine
  • Truvada
300/150 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $1,467.97
zidovudine/lamivudine
  • generic
300/150 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $931.61
  • Combivir
300/150 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $1,081.70
abacavir/zidovudine/
lamivudine
  • Trizivir
300/300/150 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $1,839.66
Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs)
efavirenz
  • Sustiva
600 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $785.90
etravirine
  • Intelence
200 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $978.64
nevirapine
  • generic
200 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $650.48
  • Viramune
200 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $723.08
  • Viramune XR (nevirapine extended release)
400 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $670.63
rilpivirine
  • Endurant
25 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $804.38
Protease Inhibitors (PIs)
atazanavir
  • Reyataz
150 mg capb 2 caps daily 60 caps $1,222.10
  • Reyataz
200 mg cap  2 caps daily   60 caps $1,222.10
  • Reyataz
300 mg capb  1 cap daily 30 caps  $1,210.56 
darunavir
  • Prezista
400 mg tabb 2 tabs daily  60 tabs  $1,230.20 
  • Prezista
600 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs   $1,230.20
fosamprenavir
  • Lexiva
700 mg tab  2 tabs twice daily  120 tabs  $1,988.96
  • Lexiva
700 mg tab 1 tab twice dailyb 60 tabs  $994.48 
  • Lexiva
700 mg tab  2 tabs once dailyb  60 tabs $994.48
lopinavir/ritonavir
  • Kaletra
200 mg/50 mg tab  2 tabs twice daily
or
4 tabs once daily 
120 tabs  $871.36 
  • Kaletra
400 mg/100 mg per 5 mL soln   5 mL twice daily 300 mL  $871.34 
ritonavir
(total daily dose depends on concomitant PI)
  • Norvir
100 mg tab  1 tab once daily  30 tabs $308.60
  • Norvir
100 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $617.20 
  • Norvir
100 mg tab 2 tabs twice daily  120 tabs $1,234.40
saquinavir
  • Invirase
500 mg tabb 2 tabs twice daily  120 tabs $1,088.84
tipranavir
  • Aptivus
250 mg capb  2 caps twice daily 120 caps  $1,335.14 
Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitor (INSTI)
(Please refer to Co-formulated Combination Antiretroviral Drugs for cost of elvitegravir/cobicistat/tenofovir/emtricitabine [Stribild])
raltegravir
  • Isentress
400 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $1,228.69
Fusion Inhibitor
enfuviritide
  • Fuzeon
90 mg injection kit 1 injection twice daily 60 doses
(1 kit)
$3,248.72
CCR5 Antagonist
maraviroc
  • Selzentry
150 mg tab 1 tab twice daily 60 tabs $1,259.82
  • Selzentry
300 mg tab  1 tab twice daily   60 tabs $1,259.82 
Co-formulated Combination Products as Complete Antiretroviral Regimens
efavirenz/tenofovir/emtricitabine
  • Atripla
600/300/200 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $2,253.88
rilpivirine/tenofovir/emtricitabine
  • Complera
25/300/200 mg tab 1 tab daily 30 tabs $2,195.83
elvitegravir/cobicistat/tenofovir/
emtricitabine
  • Stribild
150/150/300/200 mg tab  1 tab daily  30 tabs  $2,810.96 
a SWP = Suggested Wholesale Price (source: AmerisourceBergen, accessed December 2012/January 2013) Note that this price may not represent the pharmacy acquisition price or the price paid by consumers.

b Should be used in combination with ritonavir. Please refer to Appendix B, Table 3 for ritonavir doses.

Key to Abbreviations: cap = capsule, EC = enteric coated, soln = solution, SWP = suggested wholesale price, tab = tablet, XR = extended release

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