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What Are The Dangers Of Viread

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Ibuprofen and Viread

I have heard that Viread can affect the kidneys, and so too can Ibuprofen. Is taking these two drugs dangerous? I experience headaches from Viread, and take Ibuprofen to help alleviate it. Thank you for your help! ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There should be some caution when using those drugs together particulary if there is any further factor present predisposing a patient to kidney problems (such as hypertension, diabetes, or any evidence of proteinuria or already compromised renal... Read more »

Ibuprofen and Viread

I have heard that Viread can affect the kidneys, and so too can Ibuprofen. Is taking these two... Read more »

sustiva, viread and emtriva

My viral load is 15.000 and my cd4 320. My doctor suggested a once daily therapy with sustiva,... Read more »
Body Positive

Tenofovir (Viread)

¿Qué es tenofovir? Tenofovir (Viread®), también llamado bis-POC PMPA, es un medicamento usado como terapia contra el VIH. Es fabricado por Gilead Sciences. La Administración de Alimentos y Drogas (FDA) aceptó tenofovir para el uso contra el... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Viread, to Include the Treatment of Patients 12 to Less Than 18 Years of Age

On March 24, 2010, the FDA approved revised labeling for Viread (tenofovir disproxil fumarate) to expand the indication to include the treatment of HIV HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents in patients 12 to less than 18... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protests Might Slow Trials Aimed at Determining if Antiretroviral Drug Viread Could Prevent HIV Infection

Protests from AIDS advocates over international trials aimed at determining if Gilead 's antiretroviral drug Viread is effective at preventing HIV infection could delay what CDC says is "one of the most important new prevention approaches being... Read more »

Fumarato de Disoproxilo de Tenofovir (Viread)

--> Marca comercial: Viread Otro(s) nombre(s): TDF, tenofovir DF Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa análogo de los nucleósidos Uso aprobado: Infección por el VIH ADVERTENCIA: El fumarato de disoproxilo de... Read more »
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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 diagnosis...

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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 and noticed increased lipo or new lipo or hair loss?

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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 drug was similar?

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swithching Ziagen to Viread...fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Im 5 yrs in Ive been taking epivir,ziagen and viramune.
Fatigue bacame an increasingly intolerable issue when I be gan Ziagen.(sorry, at yr. 3 I replaced d4tZerit with Ziagen.My legs were melting away)
Anyway going to try replacing the Ziagen with... Read more »