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What Is The Use Of Truvada Tablets

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Truvada tablets for Chronic hepatitis b

Hi, I have been living with chronic hepatitis b and my viral load was 3700/unit in my last month test resutls. My doctor has advised to take Truvada pills for a month. When i checked about that tablet it was intended for HIV. I am not sure i can...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Truvada contains two drugs called tenofovir and emtricitabine. You are correct that Truvada is a pill for HIV infection because these two drugs have activity against BOTH HIV and HBV. Most patients who only have HBV are treated with tenofovir or... Read more »

Taking Truvada and need for practicing safer sex (TRUVADA PrEP, 2010)

I am HIV-. If I decide to take Truvada to lessen my chances of getting the virus from HIV+... Read more »

Truvada to Truvada

Hi Nelson i have another question for you my wife's HIV DR did not help my wife understand... Read more »
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Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Sciences Receives "Refuse to File" Notification From U.S. FDA on New Drug Application for Single-Tablet Regimen of Truvada and TMC278

Foster City, Calif. -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that it has received a "refuse to file" notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Gilead's New Drug Application (NDA) for the single-tablet... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Gilead and Tibotec Agree on New Single-Tablet Regimen

Gilead Sciences announced on November 15 that it has entered into a license agreement with Tibotec Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of a single-tablet regimen combining Prezista (darunavir) with Gilead's Emtriva... Read more »
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Integrase-Based, Single-Tablet, Once-Daily Regimen for the Treatment of HIV

Foster City, Calif. -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that it has begun enrolling patients in a Phase II clinical trial of its investigational integrase-based, single-tablet, once-daily regimen of elvitegravir, GS 9350 and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Stribild Gets FDA Approval as New Single-Tablet Regimen

Stribild (formerly known as the Quad), a complete once-daily single-tablet regimen (STR), was approved by the FDA in August. Stribild joins Atripla and Complera as a complete HIV regimen in one pill , each taken once daily. The FDA based approval... Read more »
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New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year?
I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2.
Thank you Read more »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 2 Replies
I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the surface area of my inner thighs and upper back and is also present in significant amounts everywhere... Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
When I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »

How big is the Atripla Tablet?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am thinking of switching to Atripla but I heard it was a big tablet. Does anyone know how it compares to Kaletra Tablets? Appreciate the advice. Read more »