Basic Information On Viread
Viread is used to treat HIV infection along with other antiretroviral drugs. It belongs to the reverse transcriptase antiretroviral drug family. These drugs achieve their action by preventing effective functioning of an enzyme called reverse transcriptase, which is responsible for producing copies of viral DNA. The Viread drug is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B in individuals whose liver is still functional and is not made dysfunctional by hepatitis or other diseases.
Side Effects/Precautions For Viread
Viread or Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is known to cause sleep problems, headaches, dizziness and diarrhea. Some individuals also experience depression. Muscle and joint pain are quite common but you must not treat these problems by taking over counter pain killers as some of these can interact with brand or generic Viread medication. You may experience changes in the shape of your body, particularly fat accumulation around flabby areas. You must consult your doctor if side effects seem uncontrollable.
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is known to cause liver damage symptoms of which jaundice, loss of appetite. It is also known to cause lactic acidosis with muscle symptoms like fatigue, breathing trouble and dizziness. Your heart rate can also be affected due lactic acidosis, which is a serious threat to life. Use of brand or generic Viread in pregnant women is considered safe, as it is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. Breastfeeding is not encouraged as it increases the risk of infantile infection. If you have a history of renal diseases, you may not be prescribed this drug as it can worsen your renal condition and lead to waste build up in the body.
For treating both HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B, the dose is 300 mg per day. The dose duration is dependent on the response of the patient. Blood counts are monitored regularly to ensure that the viral load is in check. For hepatitis B, the duration of treatment is not fixed and solely depends on the response and monitoring. Dose adjustments are required for not required for mild renal impaired individuals. For severe renal impaired, the dose is 300 mg given every 72 hours, for the moderately impaired it is 300 mg given every 48 hours. No dose adjustments are required for mild renal impairment.
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