Missed Dose Tenofovir
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Brown UniversityI am glad that you are on tenofovir for your hepatitis B infection. It sounds as though you are doing well on this medication. I would resume your medication right away and tell your doctor who prescribes this medication. Think about how to prevent... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.If you've missed your evening dose of medications, you could take the medications in the morning (which is ok with tenofovir and lamivudine, but because of side effects, not so good with efavirenz). Alternatively,... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI would contact your doctor to get some laboratories performed and then resume. If you are feeling okay then I suspect you have not had a flare of hepatitis when your virus came back (which is likely if you stopped early). There is no risk of... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYou are correct in taking a missed dose seriously. As a whole, we certainly want patients to take their medications on a regular basis to avoid resistance to HIV and Hepatitis B (if you are infected). However, this one missed dose will not have any... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIt is so good to be back, I and my husband have been very busy with blood work, trying to get a head doc---long, long waiting list for that with an HMO, and just dealing with life in general. Also we went to the Northern Lights ALternatives, which... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI'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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Posted by EmeandEme, 1 ReplyI 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 »
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