What medicine should not be taken with tenofovir?
Some products that may interact with this drug include: adefovir, orlistat, other drugs that may harm the kidneys (including aminoglycosides such as amikacin/gentamicin). Do not take this medication with other products that contain tenofovir.
What is Efavirenz lamivudine and tenofovir used for?
Efavirenz, lamivudine, and tenofovir combination is used alone to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV or AIDS.
What are the TLE tablets used for?
The current first-line regimen for HIV treatment in many countries is the combination of TDF, 3TC, and EFV; that is, two NRTIs and one NNRTI. This regimen is generally referred to as TLE because it has T (TDF), L (lamivudine, also known as 3TC) and E (efavirenz).
Can tenofovir make you gain weight?
Gaining weight after switching to a new antiretroviral combination is common, especially after switching from efavirenz or the older formulation of tenofovir, but most weight gain is modest and occurs in the first year after switching, a review of 12 large clinical trials shows.
Does tenofovir weaken the immune system?
Tenofovir affects your immune system, which may cause certain side effects (even weeks or months after you’ve taken this medicine).
What is lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Tablets for?
Lamivudine/Tenofovir disoproxil tablet is indicated as part of antiretroviral combination therapy for the treatment of HIV-1 infected adults over 18 years of age.
What is the difference between efavirenz and lamivudine and tenofovir?
Efavirenz is in a class of medications called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). Lamivudine and tenofovir are in a class of medications called nucleoside and nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). They work by decreasing the amount of HIV in the body.
What is Efavirenz lamivudine and disoproxil fumarate?
Efavirenz, Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets is a fixed-dose combination product containing 400 mg of efavirenz (EFV), 300 mg of lamivudine (3TC), and 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF).
How do you take lamivudine and tenofovir together?
The combination of efavirenz, lamivudine, and tenofovir comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day on an empty stomach (at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal). Take efavirenz, lamivudine, and tenofovir at around the same time every day.
What is the recommended dosage regimen for Efavirenz (lamivudine)?
The recommended dosage regimen of Efavirenz, Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets in adults and pediatric patients weighing at least 35 kg (77 lb) is one tablet once daily orally.