Getting A Prescription For Tenofovir

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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911. What other information should I know? Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription. It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary...
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tenofovir fumarate

What's the difference from Tenofovir and Tenofovir fumarate?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...These are two generic names for the same medication-- tenofovir (aka Viread, part of Truvada and Atripla).BY Read more »

now what

I have been hiv positive for two and a half years....I know the date I was infected....anyway......I have been advised I must start taking cd4 is now dropped to 257 and my viral load is now 114,000. I was suprised that it jump in such a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...of persons who start contemporary medications don't experience significant, long-term issues.You've mentioned only Atripla (tenofovir/FTC/efavirenz) and while this is usually a very well tolerated, low pill count regimen, I'd hasten to say that... Read more »

switching Kaletra from once to twice daily

Hi! I'm 30 and have started meds months ago with a VL of 98 000 and CD4 at 70. My combo is Kaletra ( soft-gels) twice daily and Truvada and I am now taking Septra until I get my CD4 up to 250. I got the results and I seem to be responding well...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...formulation.As for your skin, I do not think it is the medications you are taking, although it is a rare reported side effect of the tenofovir component of the Truvada. I would see how you do in the sun after you are able to stop the Septra. Read more »

Sick s/p PEP

Dear Doctor,I had an unprotected sexual exposure to a person in mid April who had a high likelyhood of being HIV positive. I approcahed my primary doctor the next day and he, not being an HIV expert, started me on Combivir, Kaletra, and Viread...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prescribed Combivir, Kaletra and Viread for PEP???? Hmmm . . . consider yourself lucky that your GP didn't know how to write a prescription for "kitchen sink" as well. Overkill? Yeah, I'd say so. Perchance does your GP use a machete to mince a... Read more »

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz... Read more »

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search... Read more »
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Tenofovir (Viread)

... What Is Tenofovir? Who Should Take Tenofovir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Tenofovir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...How Does Truvada React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to fight HIV: Tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva). Truvada is manufactured by Gilead Sciences. Generic versions have been... Read more »
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"Prescription coupon".

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I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

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