TENOF 300MG contains tenofovir disoproxil fumarate which is an antiretroviral or antiviral medicine. It is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor, generally known as an NRTI and works by interfering with the normal working of enzymes (in HIV reverse transcriptase; in hepatitis B DNA polymerase) that are essential for the viruses to reproduce themselves. It is used with other antiviral medicines to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in adults and children 2 years of age and older. HIV is the virus that causes the AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
It is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B virus infection [HBV]. Take this medicine at the same time every day. For adults, the usual dose of this medicine is one 300 mg tablet each day or as directed by physician. If you have kidney problems, your healthcare provider may tell you to take TENOF 300MG. It is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding. Before taking, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizzy. The common side effects are diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, rash, feeling weak.