tenvir 300 mg medication is an anti cancer medicine which is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. Tenvir medicine is not a cure for HIV or HBV. Tenvir 300 mg medication only prevents the virus from multiplying in your body. Close monitoring of liver function and kidney function is necessary while receiving this Tenvir 300mg medicine.
renal impairment or failure
hepatomegaly with steatosis
nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Other adverse effects have been reported by patients after taking tenvir. Discuss With your doctor know if you experience any changes in your physical or mental health after beginning to take Tenvir.
Precautions and Warnings
Some patients show symptoms of immune reconstitution syndrome when first starting this Tenvir 300 mg medicine. Patients with hepatitis B can experience acute exacerbation of hepatitis symptoms after they discontinue tenofovir disoproxil fumarate anti cancer pills. The safety and effectiveness of administering this Tenvir medication to patients co-infected with hepatitis B and HIV has yet be established, and hepatitis patients should be closely monitored for several months after they stop using Tenvir. Patients taking tenvir 300 have also reported loss in bone mineral density and osteomalacia.
Tenvir 300 mg medication should not be taken with didanosine, lamivudine or abacavir because these drugs can sometimes render Tenvir ineffective. Co-administering atazanavir with Tenvir 300 mg can worsen the side effects of Tenvir. Tenvir should be discontinued if this occurs. This Tenvir 300mg tablet can decrease the AUC and Cmin of atazanavir; atazanavir without ritonavir should not be co-administered with Tenvir.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Laboratory testing has revealed no increased risk of birth defects when administering tenofovir to pregnant animals, and no reports of birth defects related to taking Tenvir have been documented in humans; however, new mothers are discouraged from breastfeeding due to the possible risk of transmitting HIV to their infant of this medication.
Patients who take more than their prescribed dose of tenofovir 300mg should be monitored for toxicity. The user may have to undergo haemodialysis to purge the excess medication from their body.
How does Tenvir 300mg medication works?
This Tenvir 300mg medication may causes inhibition of activity of the HIV reverse transcriptase. This Tenvir activity occurs by way of competition to deoxyadenosine 5’triphosphate, natural substrate after getting incorporated within the DNA by termination of the chain.