cobicistat

noun
co·​bic·​i·​stat | \ kō-ˈbik-i-ˌstat How to pronounce cobicistat (audio) \

Medical Definition of cobicistat

: a drug C40H53N7O5S2 that is administered chiefly in conjunction with atazanavir or darunavir to inhibit breakdown and improve their effectiveness in the treatment of HIV infection

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing cobicistat include Evotaz, Prezcobix, Stribild, and Tybost.

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“Cobicistat.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cobicistat. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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