Tenof 300mg (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Tablets IP)
Tenof is a generic brand name by Hetero Healthcare for the drug Tenofovir.
Tenofovir is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) that is used along with other medications to manage human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.
Tenofovir works by keeping HIV from replicating, helping your immune system to work better and lowering the chance of getting HIV complications such as AIDS, other infections and cancer.
Tenofovir is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B infections and works by keeping the virus from replicating as well.
Taking Tenofovir, along with other medications, lifestyle changes and practicing safer sex, may decrease the risk of transmitting these viruses to other people.
Tenofovir is usually taken once a day, with or without food. Consult your physician for your duration of treatment and closer monitoring.
Side effects of taking Tenofovir may include but not limited to: diarrhea, headache, depression, rash, itching, trouble sleeping and fever.
If adverse effects or severe allergic reactions occur, or the above symptoms do not go away, discontinue use and promptly discuss with your physician.