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Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Both emtricitabine and tenofovir DF are medicines called nucleoside...
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Volunteering for phase 3 Gilead GS-9350 study

...are the pros and cons of taking part in this study: Gilead Sciences phase 3 randomized double blind Elvitegravir emtricitabine tenofovir disoproxil fumarate gs-9350 versus Ritonavir-Boosted Atazanavir Plus Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.For full disclosure, I should tell you that I am an investigator on this study.One thing that is important in a study is that the arms are balanced. Especially in a phase 3 study, whichever arm you get assigned there should... Read more »


...went to the hospital 4 hours after having unprotected sex with him. The doctor prescibed Lamivudine Zidovudine (Combivir) and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (Viread 300mg)for 5 days. Do you think I am at risk of contracting hiv.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
HIV can be carried in the pre-ejaculate. So you may indeed have had an exposure to HIV. The risk would be weighed by the amount of virus in his blood, the type of sexual contact (receptive anal or vaginal being most risky) and whether or not yu... Read more »

A R T treatment advise

...My wife had started with VIRADAY ( single pill daily) from CIPLA Efavirenz ... 600 mg Emtricitabine ..200 mg Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate . 300 mg e quivalent to Tenofovir disoproxil .. 245 mg she developed a severe skin allergy and mouth ulcers...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
We often treat through skin problems (usually due to the efavirenz) when starting VIRADAY (Atripla in US). There is no other one pill once a day option currently available. If the efavirenz reaction was severe (such as in your wife's case that you... Read more »

Stomach Bloating..

...Hi, Im 39 male and I have been on efavirenz, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and lamivudine for close to a year. I seem to be tolerating it quite well until about 3 days ago, I started to have stomach bloating
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many conditions can cause bloating many not related to HIV infection or meds. Food sensitivities (such as lactose or gluten intolerance), infections (such as H pylori), stress, gall bladder problems, and many others can contribute to gas so a full... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Revised Labeling for Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate) 300 mg Tablets

...Revisions were made recently to the product labeling for VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) 300mg Tablets marketed by Gilead Sciences. The main revisions are summarized below. The revised labeling can be viewed in the Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important New Pharmacokinetic Data for Reyataz (Atazanavir Sulfate) in Combination With Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

...important new pharmacokinetic (PK) data concerning the coadministration of Reyataz TM (atazanavir sulfate) and Viread ® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Gilead Sciences, Inc.). Two studies have been conducted to evaluate the potential PK... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

...formulation of the fixed-dose combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Sustiva® (efavirenz) and Gilead's Truvada® (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) with the components that make up the new combination. The new fixed-dose regimen is... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate) Labeling Revision

...On May 12, 2005, FDA approved new labeling for Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate). The label was updated to include results from Study 903, specifically, the 144 week efficacy and safety data in treatment-naive Read more »
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Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...Maitland and colleagues at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London had planned a 48-week trial comparing lamivudine (n = 36) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (n = 41), both in combination with didanosine and efavirenz. As reported in the... Read more »


Posted by dudosa31, 3 Replies
Hola, sabeis si para hacerse el anlisis es necesario ir en ayunas o es indiferente? Gracias! Read more »

Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to 260 and my viral load was... Read more »

puede la marihuana variar una elisa?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hola, me gustaria saber si fumar un cigarro de marihuana puede variar el resultado de una prueba del vih. tiene algo que ver? muchas gracias!! un abrazo Read more »