Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Viread Drug

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Viread - the once a day no side effect drug?

...What do you know about this Viread drug that the FDA approved on Friday Oct. 26th.? Does it have to be taken in combination with other drugs, or is it a drug that has
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...is some excitement about this drug based on what we know now about it.First - the chemical name is tenofovir. Brand name is Viread, pronounced vih-ree-ad, not Vi-Reed, if that matters to readers... Like any antiviral - it can help stop the... Read more »

Viread - the once a day no side effect drug?

... What do you know about this Viread drug that the FDA approved on Friday Oct. 26th.? Does it Read more »

3 drug combo (videx EC 250mg, viread 300mg, viramune 200mg) once a day

What is your opinion of a 3 drug combo? My VL is 53,000, my CD4 is 380 I believe! The combination... Read more »
Articles
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Viread®

...Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for Viread┬« (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B, a serious liver disease caused by... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Viread-Videx EC Drug Interactions: What's a Person to Do?

... A few months ago, Bristol-Myers Squibb released data from a study of the interaction of Viread (tenofovir) with Videx EC (enteric-coated ddI). The results were also recently presented at the XIV International AIDS Conference. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Signs License Agreements With Generic Drug Makers in India to Produce Antiretroviral Drug Viread

...nonexclusive license agreements with three generic drug makers in India to produce generic versions of its antiretroviral drug Viread, the company announced Sunday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Orders Gilead for Second Time to Stop Downplaying Risks, Inflating Benefits of Antiretroviral Drug Viread

...than a year has ordered Gilead Sciences to stop downplaying the risks and inflating the benefits of its antiretroviral drug Viread, the Los Angeles Times reports (Douglass, Los Angeles Times , 8/8). Thomas Abrams, director of the FDA's... Read more »
Connect With Others

viread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone switched or is using viread? If so, how long and any adverse side effects? I've had problems with pretty much all nukes except 3tc and wanted to see if this Read more »

Abacavir,viramune,viread

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is my 4th combo since Read more »

Abacavir,Viread,Viramune

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am on day 4 of my new combo.., epivir, abacar(ziagen),Viramune, and viraed. It sucks. I feel lousy all of the time..has anyone else gone down this road before? Read more »

viread

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 »