Truvada for PrEP*

emtricitabine, tenofovir DF FTC and TDF (two NRTIs)

FDA approved for the prevention of HIV
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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Standard Dose

For HIV-negative adults and adolescents weighing at least 77 pounds (35 kg), one tablet once daily, with or without food.

Take a missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is closer to the time of your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. Truvada should not be used for prevention if CrCl or eGFR (measures of kidney function) is less than 60 mL/min.
  • See the individual drugs contained in Truvada: Viread and Emtriva
  • See package insert for more complete information on potential side effects and interactions.
  • Generic is available, BUT NOT APPROVED FOR PrEP


Gilead Sciences, Inc.;
(800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235)


generic: $2,100.20/month

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