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How Do I Get 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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PEP Combination (day 1)

Corrections from last post:Hi there doctors,thank you once again for providing great advice about the treatments for HIV. I am currently on PEP (day 1) which consists of Viread (Tenofovir), Epivir (Lamivudine) and Zidovudine (Retrovir). I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and words.This is a somewhat unusual PEP regimen-- most would utilize either a 2 NRTI regimen (like zidovudine+lamivudine or tenofovir+lamivudine), rather than a triple nuke regimen.Generally, PEP regimens that include zidovudine (ZDV, AZT) can... Read more »

Hair Loss

Dear Doctor Henry,I hope you are well. I wrote before, on Oct 27, 2006 and Nov 1, 2006 which I will summarize: For several years I was on Kaletra and Combivir during which time I guess my hair did get thinner but I hadn't noticed it so much (my hair...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I think it is worth trying the Truvada combination but it might not reverse the hair loss problem (if 3TC is contributing) since some (? %) will have similar problems with FTC as 3TC but data on that specific issue is limited. KH Read more »

Psych Meds Interactions

Hi, Thanks for this service. I am currently trying to work out a pyschiatric disorder that has included delusions and other problems, currently diagnosed as bi-polar. I am now taking Paliperidone, Clonazepam and Modafinil. I am wondering if there is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.You point out a very common error in prescription-- namely the use of atazanavir (Reyataz) and tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) without ritonavir (Novir). If you or your doctor want you to continue on 'taz and Truvada, then... Read more »

Drug holiday ?

Next year I will be facing two operations on my jaw. The lower jaw will be banded closed for a week during which only liquid nutrition is allowed. Do I opt for a drug holiday or go for liquid or crushed pills? T-cells are 504 and viral load has...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
At that CD4 count, it is relatively safe to go off all of your medications for a number of weeks, and perhaps months. Your nadir CD4 count (i.e. the lowest it has ever been) is important to know here, as your count now is likely to go down to that... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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 »
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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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tenofovir and the Kidneys

... The anti-HIV drug tenofovir (Viread, and in Atripla and Truvada) is an effective part of combination therapy for HIV. The kidneys process tenofovir and Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Gilead Applies for FDA Approval of Nucleotide Analogue Tenofovir

...Opened for Nucleotide Analogue Tenofovir .] This unexpected announcement means that tenofovir could be approved and available for prescription as early as November of this year. Gilead has also announced that it will relax the criteria for the... Read more »
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"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. 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 Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »