Viread Oral Powder 40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Viread: Oral powder (40mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TENOFOVIR (te NOE fo veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat hepatitis B virus and HIV. This medicine is not a cure for hepatitis B or HIV. It will not stop the spread of hepatitis B or HIV to others.

In-Depth Information

Viread 40mg/scoop Powder

NDC: 619580403
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Viread 40mg/scoop Powder

Reported Side Effects for Viread 40mg/scoop Powder

Blood In The Urine Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
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 Viread 40mg/scoop Powder

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 Viread 40mg/scoop Powder(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
Grapefruit juice and Viread 40mg/scoop Powder(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 Viread 40mg/scoop Powder(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.


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