Truvada And The Liver

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Ask the Experts

Truvada Bad for Liver

I understand that Truvada is very bad for my liver. Is there something else I can take instead that works just as well and is not bad for my liver?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...that tenofovir (TDF) and FTC (the two parts of Truvada) are generally very well tolerated with very rare rates of toxicity. Liver toxicity is not considered one of the characteristic toxicities associated with this medication combination.In the... Read more »

I love my liver, what can I do to help it.

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AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does TruvadaRead more »

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...medicine. Possible Side Effects The medicines in Truvada, like other NRTIs, can cause a sometimes fatal lactic acidosis and liver disease as well as blood problems, muscle weakness, or changes in bone mineral density (thinning bones). Those... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada and Epizcom are Similar in Their Ability to Suppress HIV

...higher risk for changes in BMD with lower density scores found in the hip and spine. Though there were some cases of kidney and liver disease and diabetes in both groups, there were no significant differences between the two combination pills and... Read more »