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Truvada And The Liver

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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.

Recently infected and diagnosed with HIV, sadly, I had start therapy very soon but after a month... Read more »

Truvada

I have a fatty liver and have recently been prescribed truvada...should i worry about this... Read more »
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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 Truvada Read more »
AIDSinfo

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 »
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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 »
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Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However today, another... Read more »

Possible infection

Posted by THR, 2 Replies
...near 170,000. I went to the doctor right away. It is probably too late to do anything, but he went ahead and started me on Truvada once a day, and Kaletra twice per day, for 30 days. What can I expect? My emotions are all over the map. I... Read more »

GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
...I dont wanna mix meds but can red panax ginseng be mixed with norvir, truvada and presita, dapsone? ... i heard that it makes people on antidepression meds... have a manic episode... and other effects... Read more »