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How Do I Get A Prescription For Viread

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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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Vitamin D and Viread. Should I be concerned?

NelsonThanks for what you do for usI just read an email that said that a study showed that people on Viread had low vitamin D and may have problems with bone. Should I take Vitamin D with Viread?I do not want to have broken bones as I ageTony
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Medicine recently presented a very interesting paper at the ICAAC 2008 conference on this issue. As you well know, Tenofovir (Viread) is probably the best nucleoside analog out there with the least problems with lipoatrophy and other side... Read more »

Very scared...folllow up on Viread/Videx

I am following up on a questions someone asked you regarding Viread, Virimune and Videx (posted December 20th) where you stated the following:"As a result, newer studies were conducted to look at the combination using the lower dose of didanosine,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...older product package insert) developed either clinical or laboratory evidence of pancreatitis.So again, for point of clarity: Viread (tenofovir, 300 mg) can be taken with Videx EC (didanosine, 250 mg) together without regards to meals. The... Read more »


I wrote to you twice before regarding correct dosage and timing of Viread/Videx. After speaking directly with the manufacturer of Viread and getting your response..including speaking with my doctor, I received my prescription of Sustiva, Viread, and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your follow up.You raise all good points; really there is not a lot of data about the drug concentrations, nor performance of this combination among HIV-infected individuals. Hence, there is a degree of speculation to all that we say... Read more »

Retroviral warfare/worried "well"

I am writing you because unfortunately my destiny brings me to you. Please do not dismiss this email, and think a moment about my info.Just before 9/11 terrorists began to disperse a novel retrovirus in the USA. I know this in my heart since I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Please note, my friend, thinking "outside the confines of convention" is fine, but paranoid delusion is not. Whoever gave you a prescription for Viread, Epivir, and Sustiva should immediately have their medical license revoked. They put you at... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Brand Name: Viread Class: nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...manufacturer's website or by calling a toll-free number. Once enrolled, they then bring the co-pay card to the pharmacy when filling the prescription, and the pharmacy is reimbursed for the amount covered. People who reside in the state of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...Tenofovir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Tenofovir React With Other Drugs? What Is Tenofovir? Tenofovir (Viread), also called bis-POC PMPA, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Gilead... 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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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...cancer medications AT COST . We understand how hard it is to obtain some of these medications - Atripla, Viramune, Truvada, and Viread all cost in the thousands. We can get most HIV-medications at 75-90% off retail prices if it is... Read more »


Posted by stevenmarvin, 3 Replies
...Hello, I recently started taking viread and sustiva last week. Stupidly I took 2 MDMA pills tonight. Now I am affraid, should I take my meds or skip the dosage. Can Read more »

Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

my dr said everything is normal..NORMAL?!!

Posted by still_here, 8 Replies
...with my CD4 280 & my VL 86,000. My doctor recommended I start meds (SUSTIVA & TRUVADA) it took me 2 weeks to take the prescription to the pharmacy. I was about to begin the rest of my life on meds. That was 10/3/05. 2nd labs 10/31 CD4 330... Read more »