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Truvada Kidneys

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Truvada And Kidneys

I keep seeing questions here and other sites about Truvada and the kidneys. Many of them say they now have kidney problems with others just concerned they could develop problems. It seems to come up a lot. Now, I realize all the people who are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Kidney problems from the tenofovir in Truvada is more common in persons with pre-existing kidney problems (such as from diabetes, high blood pressure, or HIV kidney disease). Read more »

Tenofovir (truvada) and kidney disease - prevention

I'm a 31 male and had seroconversion illness about a year ago. I started meds, Isentress (2... Read more »

Truvada is causing my kidney to leak Phosphorus, what's the alternative?

Both my HIV (Primary Care Physician) and my Kidney specialist,MD. Tell me that Truvada (tenofovir)... Read more »
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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 »
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Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

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New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »

New to all of this.....

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...Sorry for so many questions, but I want to know that I am as well informed as I can possibly be. I am due to commence with Truvada + Sustiva this evening, but I am very concerned about the psychological effects of Sustiva. I hear that the... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...successfully treated for? I am due to commence therapy in the next day, however, my mind is in a complete whirl.... I am opting for Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, but wondered if I should be opting for Truvada/Sustiva instead (Is this easier to take... Read more »