Viread Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Viread: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Viread 150mg Tab

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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Viread: Oral tablet(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Viread 150mg Tablet

NDC: 619580404
  • 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 and dispense in original container
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Viread 150mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Viread 150mg Tablet

Glycosuria Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Triglycerides Incidence:
1.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fat Redistribution Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Broken Bones Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
4.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
5.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
9.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
19.0-22.0%*
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 Viread 150mg 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 Viread 150mg 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
Grapefruit juice and Viread 150mg 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 Viread 150mg 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

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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