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What If I Miss A Dose Of Viread

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Is my dizziness from missed Viread dose?

Just diagnosed with chronic HBV. Have taken Viread for last 15 days. 300mg. Initially no adverse effects. Taking same time each day. But 3 days ago forgot to take & remembered ~7 hours later. Before taking late dose I was very dizzy....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Missing a dose of medications should not cause side effects. In any event, a single dose 7 hours later than usual wouldn't even be considered a missed dose.I'd suspect that your symptoms are more likely due to... Read more »

Viread missed dose for Hep B

I missed the medication for nearly three weeks while traveling abroad. What's the consequences... Read more »

Viread missed 7 days

Dr Sherrer:I am taking Zerit, Reyataz, Norvir, & Viread. I was taking Kaletra, but because of... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

One Year on Therapy and Counting ... Doses Taken: 1,460; Doses Missed: 0

I am what is referred to as a highly motivated and compliant patient. I am highly motivated to stay alive and healthy, and I know that the way to maintain my health is to comply, conscientiously and consistently, with the multidrug regimen my doctor... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Viread: New Formulation and Pediatric Dosing Update

On January 18, 2012, the Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) labeling was updated to include dosing information in pediatric patients 2 to less than 18 years of age. An oral powder (40 mg per 1 gram of oral powder) formulation and 150 mg,... Read more »
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Brand name: Viread Generic name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir), or TDF Class: Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor(nucleotide, NtRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., , (800) GILEAD-5... Read more »

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Names: TDF, tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection; Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus... Read more »
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Missing on a dose

Posted by hivstudent, 1 Reply
I am on Kivexa(Epz) and Isentrees (twice a day), I take the Isentress one at 10:30am and one at 10:30pm with the Kivexa, I always try my best to be right on time, but today this morning for some reason I could not wake up to the alarm, and I missed... Read more »

Viread,Combivir,Keletra:Med. Schedule that ROCKS!!

Posted by Anonymous
My friends,
I discovered a medicine regimen...that included the medicines above...and took a 7k viral load to >50 in a month and a my nurse practitioner is convident in my addhearance to my meds...she allows me to find the most tolerant... Read more »


Posted by jab, 1 Reply
missed sustiva dose, should I take it now Read more »

Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is so good to be back, I and my husband have been very busy with blood work, trying to get a head doc---long, long waiting list for that with an HMO, and just dealing with life in general. Also we went to the Northern Lights ALternatives, which... Read more »