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Viread

tenofovir
Tenofovir is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Tenofovir is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B. Tenofovir is for use in adults and children at least 2 years old and weighing at least 22 pounds (10 kilograms). Tenofovir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
tenofovir
DRUG TYPE
NRTIs

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have hepatitis B, it may become active or get worse after you stop using tenofovir. You may need frequent liver function tests for several months.

Do not stop using tenofovir without first talking to your doctor.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Viread tablet 150 mg200 mg250 mg300 mg
powder 40 mg/g

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