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Brand name: Tenofovir (Blooms The Chemist) TM

Active ingredients: tenofovir disoproxil

What it is used for

Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in combination with other antiretroviral agents is indicated for the treatment of HIV-infected adults and paediatric patients 12 years of age and older.,Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in adults (see CLINICAL TRIALS).,Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in paediatric patients 12 years of age and older with compensated liver disease and with evidence of immune active disease, i.e. active viral replication, persistently elevated serum ALT levels or evidence of active inflammation.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Light blue, almond shaped, biconvex, coated tablet. Engraved 'TEN' over '300' on one side, 'APO' on the other side.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient tenofovir disoproxil

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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