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Viread

tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)

Recommended as component of initial regimen for most people
Nucleoside "Nuke"

Standard Dose

One 300 mg tablet once daily, without regard to food in adults and children at least 2 years old weighing at least 21 pounds (10 kg). Viread tablets are also available in the following dosages: 150 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg tablets, and oral powder (40 mg/g in 60 g packets). Viread tablets can be disintegrated in water, grape juice, or orange juice with minor stirring and pressure from a spoon. In children, Viread is dosed based on body weight. See package insert for specific weight-based dosing. Must be taken in combination with another antiretroviral(s) which does not contain the medication in this drug.

Take 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. Dosing frequency needs to be adjusted for adults and children with decreased kidney function (for creatinine clearance, or CrCl, less than 50 mL/min). See package insert for guidance on dosing in the setting of kidney impairment. FDA approved for chronic HBV in patients 12 years and older weighing at least 77 pounds (35 kg).

 See package insert for more complete information on potential side effects and interactions.


Manufacturer

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

AWP

300 mg tablets: $1,368.26/month
generic 300 mg tablets: $1215.94/month

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