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Cabotegravir is an antiviral medicine that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body. HIV is the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Cabotegravir Cabotegravir is also used in HIV negative patients to lower the chance of getting HIV infection in people 12 years and older weighing at least 77 pounds (35 kg). You must be HIV negative to start and keep using cabotegravir to lower the chance of getting HIV infection. Cabotegravir and rilpivirine are given as a daily "lead-in dose" to help determine that you can safely use a combination form of these medicines given as an injection. Cabotegravir and rilpivirine may also be given short-term in place of the injectable combination if you plan to miss an injection by more than 7 days. Cabotegravir and rilpivirine is for use in adults who have already used other antiviral HIV medications that have controlled their viral load. Cabotegravir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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