Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

How Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate works
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.
Common side effects of Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
Diarrhea, Nausea, Rash, Weakness, Pain, Stomach pain
How should I take Tenofovir ?
You should take Tenofovir exactly as directed by your doctor. It should be started by doctors who have experience in administering cancer medicines. Take it once a day with or without food. Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit during your treatment with Tenofovir , as the chances of side effects may be more.
What should I do if I forget a dose?
If you miss a dose of Tenofovir by less than 12 hours, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it and then take the next dose at the scheduled time. However, if you miss a dose by more than 12 hours, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
In case of emergency/overdose
In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline. If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can't be awakened, immediately call a doctor.

Contact Us

    Tenofovir is an antiviral drug used to treat HIV, a virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (AIDS). Tenofovir is not an HIV or AIDS cure. Chronic hepatitis B is also treated with tenofovir. Tenofovir is prescribed for adults and children over the age of two who weigh at least 22 pounds (10 kilograms).
    Tenofovir can be used for a variety of other things that aren't covered in this pharmaceutical guide. If you've had hepatitis B before, it could resurface or worsen if you stop taking tenofovir. For several months, you may require liver function testing.
    Change your dose or stop taking a medicine without consulting your doctor. If you are allergic to tenofovir, you should avoid taking it.


    The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

    Enquiry Now
    Translate »

    Want Information?