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Missed Dose Tenofovir

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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Names: TDF, tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection; Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection WARNING: Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF) can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include lactic acidosis (buildup of acid in your blood) and severe liver problems. ...
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Missed hep B Dose for 3 Days

Hello Dr Taylor.I am HepB+ since 2001. I have been taking Tenofovir since May, 2008. I was able to go to undetectable levels one month after I started taking Veriad in June,2008. My e antigens also was turned off within the same period. I have been...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I 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 »

HELP! I missed 1 dose of my ARV!

I just started taking ARVs last Jan 2014. Last month I started taking the 4-in-1 capsule type of ARV composed of Lamivudine-Tenofovir-Efavirenz. I always had this worry that I might miss a dose and just did! I accidentally slept early and my phone...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Do not worry too much about missing one dose since efavirenz and tenofovir have long half lives. But try not to have this happen again since adherence is key for treatment success. Just take the missed dose when you first realize you missed it and... Read more »

missed daily dose

I missed my daily dosage of lamivudine 300 mg efavirenz 600 mg tenofovir 300mg taken at once at night...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello 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 »

Viread missed dose for Hep B

I missed the medication for nearly three weeks while traveling abroad. What's the consequences of it? Thank you very much!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I 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 »
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Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It 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 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 »