Truvada Oral Tablet 200-300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Truvada: Oral tablet (200-300mg)

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Truvada 200mg-300mg Tab
Gilead Sciences Inc
Pill Identification: GILEAD  |  701

What is this Medicine?

EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE (em tri SIT uh bean; te NOE fo veer) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV and with safe sex practices to prevent HIV in high risk persons. This medicine is not a cure for HIV.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Truvada: Oral tablet(200-300mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet

NDC: 619580701
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store in original container
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet
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Gilead Sciences Inc
Pill Identification: GILEAD  |  701
Shape: oblong
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet

Glycosuria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Broken Bones Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Alcohol and Tenofovir(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Do not take these drugs together without approval from your prescriber. Taking these drugs together may decrease the effectiveness of your HIV medicines. Notify your health care provider if you notice your medicines not working as well of you.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet(Emtricitabine)
Marijuana and Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Emtricitabine)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Anti-retroviral nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Notify your health care provider if you notice increased fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or any other unusual effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Grapefruit juice and Tenofovir(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are sometimes used together. Side effects may increase if these drugs are taken together. If you notice any new or worsening side effects, contact your prescriber immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Truvada 200mg-300mg Tablet(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Marijuana and Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Anti-retroviral nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors. However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Notify your health care provider if you notice increased fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or any other unusual effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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