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Viread And Kidneys

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Viread Kidney Problems

I was told in a doctor's visit today to stop all my meds, basically Kaletra & Viread because of the creatinine levels in my urine. The doctor said I might have (I for got to write it down) syndrome and my kidneys might shut down. Can you tell me...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Renal dysfunction due to tenofovir is more common in persons with underlying risk for renal disease (such as high blood pressure or diabetes). The combination of Kaletra + tenofovir seems to result in increased risk. When my patients develop renal... Read more »

viread and kidney cysts

Started viread on August 2004. Had 2 kidney stones show up June of 2004.(both 3.0 mm and one in... Read more »

Falling CD4s on Viread and Kidney Function

What would you recommend to someone with falling CD4s and deteriorating kidney function on... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Brand Name: Viread Class: nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: Read more »
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The 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

...Listen now Read transcript Ben Young, M.D., Ph.D., reviews his presentation, which analyzes the impact of tenofovir (TDF, Viread) on the kidney function of people who already have kidney disease. Listen now Read transcript Pablo... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...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 drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Gilead... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTI or non-nuke) Standard dose: One tablet (Sustiva [600 mg] and Truvada [200 mg Emtriva and 300 mg Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed dose as soon as possible,... Read more »
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Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...guess what - now I have FOUR different meds I have to take...and you know how it goes. Now, I will be taking INTELENCE 120, VIREAD, NORVIR and PREZISTA. The problem - side effects. After ALL these years, I have NEVER read the side-effect... Read more »

my dr said everything is normal..NORMAL?!!

Posted by still_here, 8 Replies
...chlamydia & I was pregnant. The infection abcessed my fetus & the infection spread from my uterus, fallopian tubes, bladder, kidney & urinary tract & stomach lining. I was not in good shape. The doctor had suspected ovarian cancer... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg Read more »


Posted by exitrow, 5 Replies
...for these INTENSE drugs! Fortunately, I simmered down and visited my doc last week to get my latest test results! My liver and kidneys look great! My CD4 has more than doubled and my Viral Load has dropped to 458!!! The first time in the two... Read more »