Truvada medication is an effective solution for the treatment of HIV infection. It is a combination of two active ingredients Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate. This drug is manufactured by Gilead Sciences, Inc., a growing pharmaceutical company. It is made available in dosage of Emtricitabine 200 mg + Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 300 mg in the form of conventional tablet.
Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Active Ingredient: It contains combination of two ingredients Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate. Emtricitabine is a human immunodeficiency virus nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor used in the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus infection and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate is used in the treatment of HIV infection that plays the role of a prodrug, a HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitor and an antiviral drug. This component contains a tenofovir disoproxil.
Indications: This combination of two active ingredients is used to help control HIV infection. Truvada helps to decrease the amount of HIV in the body so the immune system can work better. It also minimizes the chance of getting HIV complications like new infections, cancer and improves the quality of life. It contains nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
Truvada is also approved to help prevent HIV infection in people who have a high risk for infection.
Action Mechanism: It is composed of two active component nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor. These both ingredients are antiviral medicines that used to prevent human immunodeficiency virus from multiplying in the body.
Dosages: Given medication is available in the form of conventional tablet form in dosage as follows:
- 200 mg + 300 mg: Administer this medicine once a day with or without food exactly as mentioned in the prescribed by the doctor
Note: Do not forget to use an effective barrier method during all sexual activity. Do not share personal items while treating with this tablet.