Daily

How is truvada taken?

May Treat: · ·

Drug Class: Antiretroviral – Nucleoside and Nucleotide Analog RTIs Combinations

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: This drug should not be given to breastfeeding mothers

May Treat: · ·

Drug Class: Antiretroviral – Nucleoside and Nucleotide Analog RTIs Combinations

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: This drug should not be given to breastfeeding mothers

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: GILEAD SCIENCES

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Important to read patient package insert& med guide
  • Prevent infecting child
  • Do not breast feed
  • Important to read patient package insert& med guide
  • Prevent infecting child
  • Do not breast feed
  • Call MD if new abdominal pain/yellowing eyes/skin
  • Seek medical care if breathing trouble occurs
  • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
  • Does not cure infection.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Use latex or polyurethane condoms during sex.

What are side effects of Truvada?Any warnings while using Truvada?Does Truvada interact with any drugs?Is Truvada contraindicated for any condition?How to use Truvada?What if you missed a dose of Truvada?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askCan I take Truvada and drink alcohol?Can I take Truvada and drink alcohol?* Tip: Alcohol is fine to have while on Truvada, but to be safe, make sure you drink a glass of water with every glass of alcohol. Water helps to purify your kidneys and liver.

    Precautions

    • Important to read patient package insert& med guide
    • Prevent infecting child
    • Do not breast feed
    • Important to read patient package insert& med guide
    • Prevent infecting child
    • Do not breast feed
    • Call MD if new abdominal pain/yellowing eyes/skin
    • Seek medical care if breathing trouble occurs
    • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
    • Does not cure infection.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Use latex or polyurethane condoms during sex.

    What are side effects of Truvada?Any warnings while using Truvada?Does Truvada interact with any drugs?Is Truvada contraindicated for any condition?How to use Truvada?What if you missed a dose of Truvada?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Can I take Truvada and drink alcohol? * Tip: Alcohol is fine to have while on Truvada, but to be safe, make sure you drink a glass of water with every glass of alcohol. Water helps to purify your kidneys and liver.

    How does Truvada work and why it can prevent HIV? Truvada works by blocking an enzyme called reverse transcriptase , which HIV uses to copy its genetic material and reproduce. In addition to suppressing HIV in people who have already been infected, Truvada can also prevent the virus from infecting people in the first place.

    How can I save money on Truvada?

    How do I save on my Truvada prescription?

    • Order Truvada online through verified pharmacies. As noted before, the average retail price of Truvada 200mg/300mg sold at your local pharmacy, such as Walgreens or CVS, without insurance or coupons
    • Use Truvada discount coupons at your local U.S. pharmacy.
    • Apply for Truvada patient assistance programs.
    • Consult your healthcare provider about Truvada.

    How long does Truvada stay in the system? There is not enough clinical research to suggest how long TRUVADA stays in your system, but the 24 hour cycle is most likely. If you are taking PrEP, it is best to adhere to the daily schedule and gain the benefits of the highest level of protection.

    Can I take Truvada and drink alcohol?

    Can I take Truvada and drink alcohol? * Tip: Alcohol is fine to have while on Truvada, but to be safe, make sure you drink a glass of water with every glass of alcohol. Water helps to purify your kidneys and liver.

    What are the drugs that compromise Truvada? Truvada may interact with lithium, methotrexate, pain or arthritis medicines, medicines used to prevent organ transplant rejection, IV antibiotics, antiviral medicines, cancer medicines, herpes medications, medications to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV), or other HIV medicines.

    Does Truvada PrEP interact with alcohol? Regarding taking Truvada with alcohol: generally, Truvada does not interact with alcohol, and one or two glasses will be fine. However, when taken in excess quantity (due to intoxication), one may skip doses of the drug. What’s more, while alcohol does not interact with the drug, it might increase the risks or worsen potential side effects. For example, taking alcohol alongside the pill could cause or magnify a feeling of dizziness.