Is it safe to take viread (tenofovir) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes. Hiv medications are very important to continue during pregnancy so as to not only improve your health but also studies show that it reduces the risk that you will pass on HIV to your child. The medications can be co-managed by your infectious disease doctor and your ob, usually a high-risk one called a perinatologist.
Bad side effect. When pregnant or breast feeding, why take a drug that has a 16% asthenia side effect incidence?

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Is it safe to take truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Category B. Emtricitabine-tenofovir has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryofetal toxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. However, emtricitabine-tenofovir has been evaluated in a limited number of women during pregnancy and postpartum. Read more...

Should viread (tenofovir) 1 tab a day taken by male affect on his wife's pregnancy? What care should be taken on first trimester?

No problem. But if you are hiv+, you should be on more than just viread. If you were potentially exposed to hiv, viread (tenofovir/ftc) is good preventative and will not harm your wife or the little one. Read more...
No, but why? It won't affect her pregnancy, but i'm unclear on why someone would be taking only viread. It's not sufficient to treat HIV by itself, and for HIV prevention or hepatitis b treatment, truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) would be preferred. Read more...

Was put on medrol and zpack, but also take hiv med tivicay, truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) and prezcobix is all this medicine safe at 5 weeks pregnancy?

Multiple medications. During pregnancy are prescribed with caution, especially in your case, weighing safety for the mother and the unborn child. Confer with your doctor, and always exercise caution with multiple medications, wish you an uneventful pregnancy and a healthy baby, . Read more...