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Getting A Prescription For Tenofovir

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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): FTC/TDF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Acquired HIV Infection WARNING: Truvada can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include lactic acidosis (buildup of acid in the blood) and liver...
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Lopinavir/Tenofovir Side Effects

25 days ago two of my three HIV drugs where changed. I switched from Sustiva (Efavirenz) andVidex (Didanosine) to Kaletra (Lopinavir) and Viread (Tenofovir) and remained on Ziagen (Abacavir). Since I started these new drugs I have had really bad...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most often the Kaletra would be the culprit. Marinol often is helfpul short term for that. After a month it sometimes settles down. KH... Read more »

Is Tyricten the same as combination Tenofovir & Emtricitabine?

I have been taking Truvada and Nevirapine, my doctor changed me to Tyricten 200/300 and Nevirepine. He said Tyricten was the same as Truvada, and less cheaper.When I got to the chemist with my prescription I was given Nevirepine and combination of...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yes, Tyrecten is generic Truvada, which is a combination of tenofirvir plus emtricitabine. Your pharmacist gave you the three drugs separately, that is all.... Read more »

TENOFOVIR GEL

I CAME TO KNOW ABOUT TENOFOVIR GEL WHICH CAN APPLY BY WOMEN TO AVOID HIV TRANSMISSION FROM THEIR HIV+ PARTNERS AND ASLO A CHANCHE TO GET PREGNANCY. SO WHERE CAN I GET/BUY TENOFOVIR GEL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.You're referring to an experimental strategy that uses topical tenofovir to prevent HIV infection. The gel that you speak of is not yet approved for use, nor commercially available.I hope that results from the studies... Read more »

cocktail Efavirenz, Lamivudine and Tenofovir

Good day,Im am currently on Efavirenz 600mg, Lamivudine 300mg and Tenofovir 300mg regimen. Ive read that in your previous post that these should be ideally taken on an empty stomach. My questions are, how do you define empty stomach? How many hours...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's recommended that efavirenz be taken on an empty stomach, but this recommendation is really only there to decrease the risk of unwanted psychological side effects. If you're tolerating your medications... Read more »
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Vision Getting Worse

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex twice with a guy of unknown status (I'm a female). This happened almost 5 years ago and I have been putting testing off for a very long time. I tried to test right after it happened but I didn't know you had to wait six months... Read more »

Tenofovir

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just starting treatment and my doctor who does things differently recommended tenofovir...I know it's a new drug. Has anyone any experience with it?


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HIV testing while on tenofovir.

Posted by EmeandEme, 1 Reply
I have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months for Hep B. 3 months ago I had unprotected sex because the condom broke and need to figure out what test I need to take to check for HIV.

I have gotten tested every single month and everything has come... Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid any attention to my pill bottles, and noticed that this is the... Read more »