Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate

What is Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate?

Tenofovir disoproxil, marketed by Gilead Sciences under the trade name Viread (as the fumarate, TDF), belongs to a class of antiretroviral drugs known as nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), which block reverse transcriptase, a crucial viral enzyme in human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) and hepatitis B virus infections.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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Hello, Is there anyone who is familiar with Viread 300? I am wondering if it could possibly cause discoloration of the nail beds. Could it cause...

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The drug is less likely to be responsible

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I had unprotected sex with a sex worker two times in Thailand within the last 3 days. I started taking post exposure prophylaxis (PEP)...

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Risk is there

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Please i need answer for what i need to use because the man i met at the pharmacy in South XXXXXXX gave me tyricten 200/300mg drug when i told him...

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No way this drug can cause HIV/AIDS

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