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What Is The Use Of Truvada Tablets

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Overdose or normal dosage?

I have an HIV+ partner and we recently had sex and by a condom breaking I was exposed to the virus. We have been together two years and he became positive a aprox. a year prior to that. I managed to get treatment and medication about 12 hours after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Assuming you have the 200/50 mg tablet formulation of Kaletra, the proper dosage would be two tablets taken twice daily. Truvada (200 mg of emtricitabine plus 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumate) is dosed one tablet per day.I would... Read more »

Reducing Dose Of Truvada?

I am wondering if it's virologically safe to reduce my Truvada dosage to half a tablet daily OR one... Read more »

Medication

Can I cut or crushViramune and Truvadato swallow? A pharmacist told me that I could put the... 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

...from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Gilead's New Drug Application (NDA) for the single-tablet regimen of Truvada(R) (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) and Tibotec Pharmaceuticals' investigational... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
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Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
...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 Read more »

started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
I started meds because my vl was too high 100,000 and cd4 dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. It's a twice daily reminder of it(HIV) that before I could forget about it for a while. Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg respectively. I take this combo once a day. Anyone on the exact same... Read more »

Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...infected, but I have OCD about HIV, and am absolutely terrified. Because of the state I was in, they put me on PEP, (Kaletra and Truvada), which I started taking on the Sunday, about 15 hours after the incident. I realised at 5am on the Tuesday... Read more »