Also available as:
TenofovirDisoproxilFumarate, Tavin, Tenvir
$76 – $696
What is Viread (Tenofovir)?
If other antiretroviral medicines do not work for you, Viread is another alternative that you can use as a source of therapy versus HIV (human immunodeficiency syndrome). This form of medicine can cater to different individuals, notwithstanding their ages.
Viread is the brand name of Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, also available under Tavin and Tenvir.
How does Viread work?
As a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), the medicine carefully treats the aforementioned infection and inactivates the viruses’ major functions. It essentially terminates its contagious operatives, making the body able to fight off the infections again. The medicine impedes an enzyme known as reverse transcriptase from its capacity in harming the overall system of the body.
Resembling other dosages, the Viread medication also observes the following:
- A person’s age and bodyweight
- A person’s medical condition prior to receiving treatment involving HIV
- His/her current medications
- 1 tablet daily (150 mg to 300 mg)
How to take it?
Since the medicine is required for daily usage, you can choose to do it with your meal. In every dosage given, your role in maintaining its effectiveness is always a must, most especially that we are talking about HIV. This kind of treatment shouldn’t be taken for granted. Take it with strict obedience to your doctor’s advice. Furthermore, it won’t hurt to take this medicine in only seconds, right? After all, your overall health depends on the way you are dealing with your treatment.
Tenofovir Side Effects
By receiving a treatment, you will also be experiencing a series of adverse reactions produced by the drugs you are taking.
Mild Side Effects:
- Difficulty sleeping
Severe Side Effects:
- Unexplained Thirst
- Weight loss
- Joint pain and aches
- Difficulty swallowing
- Blisters or peeling of the skin
- Tiredness and weakness
- Irregular heartbeat
- Muscle pain
- Tingling of the arms and legs
Storing your medicines plays a vital role in their effectiveness and efficiency in the treatment. Securing it in a better place will assist the drug to work better and properly. So, ensure to protect it from harmful elements.