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tenofovir disoproxil (Viread)

Viread

Generic name: tenofovir disoproxil

Brand names: Viread

Class: Individual NtRTIs (nukes)

Side-effects:

Very common: (affecting a least 1 in 10 people): Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, low blood phosphate levels, weakness, rash.


Common (affecting up to 10 in every 100 people): Headache, stomach pains, fatigue, bloating, flatulence, liver problems.


Uncommon (affecting up to 1 in every 100 people): Kidney tubule cell damage, pancreas problems, breakdown of muscle, muscle pain or weakness, decreases of blood levels of potassium, increased creatinine in the blood.

Dosage:

245mg tablet. Take one tablet once daily.

Notes:

Take with food.


*Last reviewed on 19/12/2016 Next review: 19/12/2019

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