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Tenofovir Hepatitis

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Tenofovir & Hepatitis B

I take the HIV drug Atripla, which contains tenofovir (Viread). I understand tenofovir has anti-viral activity against Hepatitis B. I was told that it could potentially block Hepatitis B, therefore it could prevent you from being infected. Is that...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Actually you are taking two drugs with activity against hepatitis B - emtricitabine and tenofovir - both of which make up Atripla.This medication is excellent for treatment of chronic infection with hepatitis B. There are no data on its effect on... Read more »

risk of discontinuing tenofovir...how safe is it to stop?

Regarding hepatitis B treatment with tenofovir, is it generally presumed safe to discontinue... Read more »

What is tenofovir?

May i know more about tenofovir? Is this the best cure for HBV? And where can I buy it?... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

What Is Tenofovir? Who Should Take Tenofovir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is 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... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Tenofovir (Viread)

¿Qué Es Tenofovir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Tenofovir? ¿Qué Sucede Con la Resistencia? ¿Cómo Se Toma Tenofovir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Tenofovir Con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Tenofovir? Tenofovir... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complera/Eviplera (Rilpivirine + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

What Is Complera? Who Should Take Complera? Who Should Not Take Complera? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Complera Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Complera React With Other Drugs? What Is Complera? Complera is a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate, TDF)

  Nombre de Marca: Viread Nombre Común: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) Clase: análogo nucleótido (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del nucleótido, NtRTI, siglas en inglés). Dosis... Read more »
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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 »

Tenofovir

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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Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »