Tenvir 300 mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine which is use to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. This medicine is not a cure for HIV or HBV. It only prevents the virus from multiplying in your body. Close monitoring of liver function and kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine.
Tenvir 300 Tablet 30’s contains ‘Tenofovir disoproxil’ which is a ‘nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor’ and works by interfering with the normal working of enzymes (reverse transcriptase in HIV and DNA polymerase in HBV) that are essential for the production of viruses. It can effectively reduce the symptoms associated with HIV and chronic hepatitis B infection.
Tenvir 300 Tablet 30’s is available in the form of an oral tablet and injection. You should use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Tenvir 300 Tablet 30’s are diarrhoea, being sick (vomiting), feeling sick (nausea), bloating, flatulence, weakness, dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, and fatigue. However, seek medical attention if the side-effects persist or disappear.
Do not take tablet if you are allergic to ‘Tenofovir disoproxil’ or any other contents present in it. Patients should take necessary precautions to avoid infecting others. This medicine should not be given to adolescents with a history of kidney failure. There is a risk of osteonecrosis (death of bone tissue) when other antiretroviral drugs are used as combination therapy with this medicine. It should be used with caution in patients with severe liver and kidney diseases. Consult a doctor immediately if you develop any new signs of infection while using this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, and breastfeeding.
- HIV, Chronic hepatitis B
- If a dose of Tenvir 300 mg Tablet is missed, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
- Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
How it works
It works by stopping the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) from multiplying. This helps in reducing the chances of development of acquire immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other HIV and HBV-related illnesses.