Tenofovir Alafenamide tablet

  • Medicine Name- Tafnat
  • API- Tenofovir alafenamide 
  • Packaging- Tablets
  • Strength- 25 mg
  • Manufactured by- Natco Pharma Ltd
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Description

Tenofovir alafenamide is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor of HBV nucleoside analogs that is used to treat chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with compensated liver damage.

Dosage and Side Effects

  • Tenofovir’s suggested dosage is 25 mg (one tablet) taken by mouth (orally) once daily with food. Take the prescribed pill whole. Tenofovir tablets should not be crushed, broken, or chewed. Take exactly as directed by your healthcare provider. 

  • When using Tenofovir, always seek the advice of a medical professional. Tenofovir should not be forgotten or missed. If you take too much Tenofovir, contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department right away.

Back pain, abdominal discomfort, headache, weariness, cough, and nausea are the most commonly reported side effects of tenofovir alafenamide tablets 25 mg.

Warning and Precautions

Before starting treatment using tenofovir alafenamide fumarate, it’s crucial to conduct HIV-1 testing on patients. Refrain from using this medication by itself in individuals already diagnosed with HIV-1.

When commencing Tenofovir or while on a course of tab tenofovir treatment, it’s essential to regularly check serum creatinine levels, estimate creatinine clearance, examine urine for protein and glucose in all patients based on clinical suitability.

Patients who cease Tenofovir treatment need thorough evaluation, including clinical assessment and laboratory monitoring, for several months after discontinuation.

If a patient exhibits signs of lactic acidosis or significant liver issues (even without notable increases in liver enzymes), halting therapy with tenofovir 25 mg is advisable.

It’s important to avoid pregnancy and breastfeeding during the use of tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg, as this medication can potentially harm both the fetus and the breastfeeding child.

FAQ's

What exactly is Tenofovir Alafenamide?

Tenofovir alafenamide is an antiviral prescription medication licensed by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat adult patients with hepatitis B virus infection (HBV). 

What dose strengths of Tenofovir Alafenamide are available?

Tenofovir alafenamide is available in tablet dosage levels of 25 mg. 

Tenofovir Alafenamide is delivered in what way? 

Tenofovir alafenamide pills are available for oral consumption.