European CHMP Adopts Positive Opinion for Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)'s Stribild®, a Once-Daily, Integrase Inhibitor-Based, Single Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection
3/22/2013 9:39:04 AM
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has adopted a positive opinion on the company’s Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for the once-daily, single tablet regimen Stribild® for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adult patients who are antiretroviral-naïve or are infected with HIV-1 without known mutations associated with resistance to any of the three antiretroviral agents in Stribild. Stribild combines elvitegravir, an integrase inhibitor, and cobicistat, a pharmacoenhancing agent, with Truvada® (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil (as fumarate)). The CHMP’s positive recommendation will be reviewed by the European Commission, which has the authority to approve medicines for use in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU).