Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Tenofovir disoproxil, sold under the trade name Viread among others, is a medication used to treat chronic hepatitis B and to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is generally recommended for use with other antiretrovirals. It may be used for prevention of HIV/AIDS among those at high risk before exposure, and after a needlestick injury or other potential exposure. It is sold both by itself and together as emtricitabine/tenofovir and efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir. It does not cure HIV/AIDS or hepatitis B. It is available as by mouth as a tablet or powder.
Common side effects include nausea, rash, diarrhea, headache, pain, depression, and weakness. Severe side effects include high blood lactate and an enlarged liver. There are no absolute contraindications. It is often recommended during pregnancy and appears to be safe [sic]. It is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor and works by decreasing the ability of the viruses to replicate.
Most common Viread side effects from eHealthme
- Fever - (496 reports)
- Renal failure acute - (482 reports)
- Drug exposure during pregnancy - (459 reports)
- Nausea - (443 reports)
- Nausea and vomiting - (408 reports)
- Diarrhea - (361 reports)
- Acute kidney failure - (347 reports)
- Blood creatinine increased - (334 reports)
- Rashes - (313 reports)
- Weight decreased - (309 reports)
On Feb, 10, 2017 9,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Viread.
Among them, 139 people (1.48%) have Death
On Feb, 04, 2017 9,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Viread. Among them, 28 people (0.3%) have Hallucination
On Feb, 14, 2017 9,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Viread. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Hallucination, Auditory