Tenvir EM Emtricitabine 200mg / Tenofovir 300mg Tablets
Brand name: Tenvir-EM
Active Ingredients: Emtricitabine & Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: Emtricitabine- 200 mg
-Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate- 300mg
Packing: Pack of 30 tablets
WHAT IS TENVIR-EM?
Emtricitabine and Tenofovir are antiviral drugs that work by preventing HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) cells from multiplying in the body. Emtricitabine belongs to a class of medication called antiretroviral medicines. Tenofovir is an antiviral drug belonging to class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). Its structure closely resembles the natural structure of viral DNA, that helps it to incorporate itself into the viral DNA.
MEDICINE USES :
Emtricitabine and Tenofovir is a combination medicine used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine is not a cure for HIV or AIDS, but it can be used to treat HIV in adults and children who are at least 12 years old and weigh at least 17 kilograms (37 pounds).
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
headache, dizziness, feeling depressed or tired; Sleep problems (insomnia), strange dreams; stomach pain; weight loss; rash; or changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist).
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- sudden or unusual bone pain;
- kidney problems--little or no urination, painful or difficult urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, feeling tired or short of breath; or
- liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
- signs of a new infection--fever, night sweats, swollen glands, mouth sores, diarrhea, stomach pain, weight loss;