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Viread

... Common Name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Brand Name: Viread Class: nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. Dosing frequency needs
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Change Medicine from Hespsera to Viread

Hello Doctor. I am very worry. I have been using Hepsera for four years and now my blood test show that is not really working for me anymore. So my doctor cahnge my medicine to Viread. My worry is that am afraid to change from adefovir(hepsera ) to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need careful follow-up to see if switching to Tenofovir will be effective. Tenofovir has been shown to be sometimes effective in patients who did not have the best effect with adefovir. However, if your viral load is not responding soon I... Read more »

viread

my parttner has just started taking viread ,for 3wks but she having dearhea ,what can she do ,she is worried it could be asign of ressistance.whatcan we do?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Loose stools are fairly common in persons taking Viread. Often that can be aggravated by other meds taken at the same time (hopefully she is taking at least 3 HIV meds) as well as Read more »

viread

hello,I would ask you about viread. My doctor says that viread reduced my cd4 count ( from 920 to 600 ). Is this correct ?thanks
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...No. Viread in combination with other HIV medications has been found to INCREASE CD4 cell counts. An exception can be when Viread is taken Read more »

Viread Precio

Cuanto cuesta el Viread?
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
...El precio del Viread dependera del area donde usted viva y/o las polticas de medicamentos de su pais.En general el precio de Viread oscila entre los Read more »
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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 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

... te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Name(s): Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir, GS-4331-05, PMPA Prodrug, TDF, Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Gilead's Viread International Access Program

...Last December Gilead Sciences announced a plan to make their nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor Viread (tenofovir) available to clinics and treatment programs in the developing world at an affordable price. Joe Steele, the architect Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

swithching Ziagen to Viread...fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ziagen.(sorry, at yr. 3 I replaced d4tZerit with Ziagen.My legs were melting away) Anyway going to try replacing the Ziagen with Viread.That should very quickly identify the culprit behind the fatigue. Another clue was that I couldn't tolerate... Read more »