Emtricitabine (FTC)
Pharmaceutical forms
Capsule
Country lists
ATC N/A
Composition 200 mg
Observations for this pharmaceutical form can be found on the lists:
WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
6.4.2.1. Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Age or weight restriction: >3 months.
  • Others observations:
    FTC is an acceptable alternative to 3TC, based on knowledge of the pharmacology, the resistance patterns and clinical trials of antiretrovirals.
PAHO Strategic Fund Medicine List
2.5. Antiretrovirals
  • Others observations:
    Limited supply options (normally, none or only one supplier identified / prequalified); may result in longer delivery times.
Oral liquid
Country lists
ATC N/A
Composition 10 mg/ml
Observations for this pharmaceutical form can be found on the lists:
WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
6.4.2.1. Nucleoside/Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors
  • Age or weight restriction: >3 months.
  • Others observations:
    FTC is an acceptable alternative to 3TC, based on knowledge of the pharmacology, the resistance patterns and clinical trials of antiretrovirals.