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Who Takes Viread

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Question on taking VIREAD.

Dear Dr. McGoverm, My Dr. prescribed VIREAD for treating my HBV recently but he asked me to take it twice a day. I know this medicine supposed to be taken once a day. I am wondering why he is doing it. I have been taken Hepsera and EPIVIR HVB for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would definitely speak to your physician right away regarding the dosing. It should be once daily...Your non-detectable HBV DNA is good news. Congrats...... Read more »

Taking Atripla, Trizivir and Viread

Hello.My partner told me that his regimen includes Atripla, Trizivir and Viread, prescribed by his... Read more »

viread headaches

I have been taking viread since 2004. I have recently been concerned with reports of bone loss and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinical Trials Testing Viread in MSM for HIV Prevention to Begin in Atlanta, San Francisco

Clinical trials of the antiretroviral drug Viread among HIV-negative men who have sex with men will begin this month in San Francisco and Atlanta to determine whether the drug can reduce the risk of HIV infection, the San Francisco Chronicle ... 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 »
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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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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 »


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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