Tenofomide Tablet is an antiviral, it is the treatment of hepatitis B virus infection (HBV) in adults who meet certain requirements, as determined by a health care provider.
Tenofovir alafenamide is used to treat chronic hepatitis B infection, a viral infection of the liver. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of the virus. Chronic hepatitis infection can lead to serious liver damage (cirrhosis) and liver cancer.It is not known if tenofovir alafenamide can cure hepatitis B or can prevent you from passing the virus to others. Practice “safer sex” (such as the use of latex condoms) to lower the risk of passing the virus to others.
How to use Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate Tablet
Before starting treatment with this medication, your doctor should test you for HIV infection. If you have HIV infection along with hepatitis B infection, tenofovir alafenamide should not be used alone since this may make it harder to treat your HIV infection..
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking tenofovir alafenamide, and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily.
If you are on dialysis, on your dialysis days, take your daily dose of this medication following dialysis.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
For the best effect, take this medication at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this medication at the same time every day.
If you vomit within 1 hour after taking a dose, take another dose of this medication. If vomiting occurs more than 1 hour after taking your dose, do not take another dose. Take your next dose at the regular time.
Do not take more or less of this drug than prescribed or stop taking it even for a short time unless directed to do so by your doctor. Doing so may make the infection worse or harder to treat (resistant), or worsen side effects.