CIPLA LTD. (INDIA)
“Tenvir” contains the Drug / Molecule called “Tenofovir Disoproxil”.
Tenvir belongs to a class of antiviral medications called reverse transcriptase inhibitors by competing with the natural substrate, deoxyadenosine 5'-triphosphate, and by DNA chain termination.
Tenvir is used in combination with other antiviral medications in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Tenvir is also used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection. Tenvir is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor and works by decreasing the ability of the viruses to replicate.
SIDE EFFECTS :
- Common side effects include nausea, rash, diarrhea, headache, pain, depression, and weakness.
- Severe side effects include high blood lactate and an enlarged liver.
- Long term use of Tenvir is associated with nephrotoxicity and bone loss.
- Tenofovir interacts with Didnosine and HIV-1 protease inhibitors. Tenofovir increases Didanosine concentrations and can result in adverse effects such as pancreatitis and neuropathy.
- Tenofovir also interacts with HIV-1 protease inhibitors such as Atazanavir, by decreasing Atazanavir concentrations while increasing Tenofovir concentrations.
- Do not use more than prescribed dose.
- If you suspect you may have overdosed, call your healthcare provider.
- Do not take extra dose to make up for the missed dose.
- Tenvir is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
- Caution to be taken if patient suffering from renal impairment, hepatomegaly or at other liver disease.
1 X 30 Tablets (Plastic Container)
Store at room temperature between 15°C and 30°C.
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Tenvir also available as
Gilead Science, INC
"Viread" contains the Drug / Molecule “Tenofovir Disoproxil”. Viread belongs to a class of antiviral medications called reverse transcriptase inhibitors by competing with the natural substrate, deoxyadenosine 5'-triphosphate and by DNA chain termination.
“Tenvir” is generic version of “Viread” and both contains same Drug / Molecule “Tenofovir Disoproxil”.