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Tenofovir Dosages

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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...also approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in adults. It is not known whether tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in children under the age of 18 years. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Tenofovir DF is taken by mouth, without regard to food, and it is always used with other anti-HIV medications. Dosage forms and strengths:...
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PEP Truvada Dosage

Many sexual assault survivors are prescribed Truvada for PEP, generally following heterosexual penetration with male of unknown status. What is the dosage (mg) that they should be taking over 28 days. Thank you for your time.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Truvada only comes in one strength (tenofovir 300 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg), taken once-daily.BY Read more »

Overdose or normal dosage?

I have an HIV+ partner and we recently had sex and by a condom breaking I was exposed to the virus. We have been together two years and he became positive a aprox. a year prior to that. I managed to get treatment and medication about 12 hours after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Assuming you have the 200/50 mg tablet formulation of Kaletra, the proper dosage would be two tablets taken twice daily. Truvada (200 mg of emtricitabine plus 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumate) is dosed Read more »

Truvada Dosage

I'm new to taking the meds and does or should truvada have a milligram dosage on it or is it just a pill, and I've just read that it is not or it has an interaction with reataz or how ever you spell it and he also put me on that I'm very nervouse...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...so I suggest you write them down and take them with you to each visit.Truvada is a co-formulated pill containing two drugs, tenofovir (300mg) and emtricitabine (200mg). These two drugs are in different milligram strengths, which is why there is... Read more »

atripla vis viraday

i am now taking atripla but because of the cost im considering viraday. im worried about the safty and reliablty and dosage of viraday. can i consider changing meds to save money.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...for your post.Viraday is a generic version of Atripla, manufactured by Cipla in India. The two contain the same medications (tenofovir, FTC, efavirenz) and can generally be assumed to be safe and reliable. The key issue is who is the provider... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Large Study Looks at Tenofovir and Kidney Health

...health records at two major HIV treating centres. Over a period of eight years their findings suggest that, for the most part, tenofovir (Viread) is a safe drug for the kidneys. However, tenofovir was associated with kidney damage among a subset... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...drugs.Atripla does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Atripla comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth without food. Recommended Daily... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Truvada is a combination of two antiretroviral... Read more »
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Viread

...Norvir 100 mg (all as a single daily dose with food). Unboosted Reyataz (without Norvir) should not be taken with Viread. No dosage adjustment is needed when used with Kaletra. Do not take with Truvada or Atripla, since Viread is in these... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...kidney are OK - then I will (probably) continue with the above mentioned regiments. My doctor may switch the Stavudine with TDF (Tenofovir) instead. I've armed myself with loads of information about this disease in the past 5 weeks. I don't... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators Read more »

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