Tenofovir

Tenofovir Uses

Tenofovir is used for HIV-1 Infection, with Other Antiretrovirals, Chronic HBV Infection

How Tenofovir Works

Tenofovir interferes with an enzyme called reverse transcriptase, which is used by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses.

Common side effects of Tenofovir

Asthenia, Headache, Pain, Fever, Peripheral Neuropathy, Insomnia, Dizziness, Depression, Anxiety, Nausea, Abdominal Pain, Dyspepsia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Arthralgia, Back Pain, Myalgia

Interaction

DrugAtazanavir: May decrease atazanavir level, causing resistance. Give both drugs with ritonavir.

Atazanavir with ritonavir, darunavir with ritonavir, lopinavir-ritonavir: May increase tenofovir- associated adverse reactions.

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