Viread (Tenofovir)

Viread, a brand-name version of Tenofovir, is available by prescription in tablets or as an oral powder form in different strengths. Viread is indicated for the treatment of chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis B virus (​HBV) in people 12 years of age and older. You can save on brand name and generic Viread by filling prescriptions online at our Online Pharmacy.

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Viread (Tenofovir) 245mg

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Brand Viread 245mg
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Viread (Tenofovir) 300mg

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What is Viread used for?

Viread, a nucleotide analog HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitor, is indicated to treat HIV-1 infection in patients aged ≥2 years, in combination with other antiretroviral drugs An antiviral medicine, Viread prevents the multiplication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis B in humans. It helps in the treatment of HIV that is the prime cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). To be precise, its consumption cannot cure it but can help in treating it.
Viread is prescribed by the doctors to treat chronic hepatitis B infection in both adults and children who are 12 years of age and above. It is an antiviral medicine prevents the multiplication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The medicine can treat the condition but is not the cure.

How should Viread medicine be used?

Viread is available in two forms, powder, and tablet. The quantity of powder is to be measured by the scoop provided. Mix it in a container with soft food to be directly consumed by children. On the other hand, the tablet can be swallowed easily daily. It is recommended to take one tablet on a daily basis.

What if I miss the dose of Viread?

Consume the medicine on time, but you tend to miss it then try taking it only if it’s not the time for the next dose. Never take two doses at the same time. Always refill your prescription before running out of it.

What are the side effects of Viread ?

Depression, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, and vesicobullous reaction.
Additional effects:

  • Pneumonia
  • Breathing difficulties
  • general discomfort
  • cramps or pain in the muscles
  • weakness or fatigue

Drug Interactions

Tenofovir DF is known to interact with a total of 200 drugs that includes 157 major, 80 in moderation and 3 in minor drug interactions. Hence, keeping a check on the consumption of other medicines is required. Always check with your doctor before stopping any medicine.


Consumption of Tenofovir DF without doctor’s consent is strictly prohibited. Its intake with excessive alcohol is not suggested, as it may interact with your medicine.

Is Generic available for Viread?

Yes, Generic equivalent version of Viread, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is avialble in the market.

Can I buy Viread without prescription?

No, a valid prescription is required for this medication.

Safety and storage?

  • It is suggested to store Tenofovir DF at 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
  • Store it in a tightly closed container.
  • And if the Tenofovir DF seal cover is opened or broken the avoid using it.
  • Always avoid it from the reach of children.


HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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