Tenofovir falls under a class of antiviral drugs known as reverse transcriptase inhibitor. It is used in combination with other medications to treat HIV infection. It is also used to treat long-term HBV infection. It treats HIV infection by blocking the growth of the virus and its ability to infect the other liver cells.
On using Tenofovir you may experience side effects such as gas, headache, reduced appetite, back pain, vomiting, fatigue, weight loss, fever, depression, chest pain, swelling, nausea and stomach pain. If the allergic reactions persist or become severe over time seek medical attention right away.
Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Tenofovir, you have other allergies, you have kidney/ liver/ disorders, you have both HIV and HBV infections, you have difficulty swallowing your tablets, you are already taking other medications, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
The dosage for this medication is determined by the doctor based on your age, medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for HIV infection is about 300 mg, to be taken orally once daily.
Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Infection
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Tenfoclear 300mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Tenfoclear 300mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Dizziness has been reported in some of the patients.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Tenofovir, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Tenofovir as ingredient
This medication works by causing inhibition of the activity of the HIV reverse transcriptase. This activity occurs by way of competition to deoxyadenosine 5’triphosphate, the natural substrate after getting incorporated within the DNA by the termination of the chain.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Valgaids 450Mg Tablet
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