|valtrex and tenofovir in normal kidney fx.
Jun 7, 2009
hey dr. bob. quick question:
im newly hiv + with herpes type I. my regiment consists of isentress and truvada. no outbreaks from herpes so far, but if valtrex or acyclovir becomes necessary, will i have to stop taking the tenofovir component in my regiment? from my last labs, my kidney fx was normal. im just worried that my herpes may complicate my hiv tx.
i went through the forums and i dont think this question has been asked yet. thanks so much for the work you do!
| Response from Dr. Frascino
With normal kidney function there is no reason to discontinue tenofovir while taking Valtrex or acyclovir for an outbreak (or even chronic suppressive therapy).
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