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Risks Of Viread

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Thank you for stating added risks... His doctor never told me... What are side effects to look for in Kaletra and Viread?

Hello there and as always THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for replying. You are ALWAYS SO LOVED AND APPRECIATED FROM ME and my FAMILY!!!!! MUAH!!!!! How are you doing? Would you please let me know what to look for in the above named combo interaction please?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretrovirals have a rather lengthy list of potential drug side effects, toxicities and drug interactions. Regarding Kaletra and Viread, Kaletra can increase the blood levels of Viread. Consequently, monitoring for Viread-related side effects... Read more »

Hep B Treatment with Viread (1 year and Counting....)

Hello Dr McGoven, I have been on treatment since May,2009. I started with a VL of 3000000 copies/ml... Read more »


Is it true that Viread, with other PI's is know to cause lipodistrophy? An article suggested that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Orders Gilead for Second Time to Stop Downplaying Risks, Inflating Benefits of Antiretroviral Drug Viread

...than a year has ordered Gilead Sciences to stop downplaying the risks and inflating the benefits of its antiretroviral drug Viread, the Los Angeles Times reports (Douglass, Los Angeles Times , 8/8). Thomas Abrams, director of the FDA's... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon Health Ministry Agrees to Resume Viread Trial; FHI to Help Participants Infected During Study Find Treatment

...Cameroon's Ministry of Health over the past few days has agreed to resume a clinical trial that is testing the antiretroviral drug Viread, known generically as tenofovir, to determine if it can reduce the risk of HIV infection, the Financial... 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 »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is my 4th combo since Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone switched or is using viread? If so, how long and any adverse side effects? I've had problems with pretty much all nukes except 3tc and wanted to see if this Read more »

swithching Ziagen to Viread...fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ziagen.(sorry, at yr. 3 I replaced d4tZerit with Ziagen.My legs were melting away) Anyway going to try replacing the Ziagen with Viread.That should very quickly identify the culprit behind the fatigue. Another clue was that I couldn't tolerate... Read more »