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Viread a.k.a. Tenofovir disoproxil, marketed by Gilead Sciences under the trade name Viread, belongs to a class of antiretroviral drugs known as nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors, which block reverse transcriptase, a crucial viral enzyme in human immunodeficiency virus 1 and hepatitis B virus infections.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (2008)

by Elaine A. Moore, Lisa Marie Moore

for tenofovir (Viread), which is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Nucleoside/Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs). The first treatment approved for HIV infection, azidothymidine (AZT, zidovudine, ZDV, Retrovir), is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor drug, which had been developed years earlier and tested, unsuccessfully, as an anticancer drug. NRTIs contain flawed versions of the building blocks (nucleotides) used by reverse transcriptase to convert ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Ziagen Nucleoside RTI Hypersensitivity reaction Tenofovir Viread Nucleoside RTI Renal impairment and nausea Emtricitabine Emtriva Nucleoside RTI Nevirapine Viramune Nonnucleoside RTI Hepatitis ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

COMMONLY PRESCRIBED DRUGS AND THEIRAPPLICATIONS - COMMONLY PRESCRIBED DRUGS AND THEIRAPPLICATIONS VIREAD * * * . Generic Name paroxetine peginterferon alfa-2a peginterferon alfa-2b penicillin v pentoxifylline perind0pril phenazopyridine phenobarbital phentermine phenytoin pimecrolimus pioglitazone piroxicam polyethylene glycol (peg) pravastatin prednisolone prednisone primidone prochlorperazine progesterone ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Cambodia and Thailand studying the effectiveness of tenofovir ( Viread) in preventing HIV ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

and tenofovir disoproxil (Viread), for treating HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B. Revlimid n. see lenalidomide. Reye's syndrome a rare disorder occurring in childhood. It is characterized by the symptoms of * encephalitis combined with evidence of liver failure. Often, the symptoms develop in the apparent recovery phase of a viral infection. Treatment is aimed at controlling ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

and tenofovir ( Viread). Because of toxicity and side effects, the latter four of these agents are the only ones of this ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

and tenofovir disoproxil (Viread), for treating HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B. Revlimid n. see lenalidomide. Reye's syndrome a rare disorder occurring in childhood. It is characterized by the symptoms of * encephalitis combined with evidence of liver failure. Often, the symptoms develop in the apparent recovery phase of a viral infection. Treatment is aimed at controlling ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Men's Health (2005)

by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine

and tenofovir (Viread).

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Viread Trade name for tenofovir. viremia The presence of virus infectivity in the blood. May occur as free infectious particles in the plasma or as infected peripheral ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Viread, an antiretroviral Brand name for tenofovir. viremia /vīrē′′ mē·ə/ [L, virus + Gk, haima, blood], the presence of viruses in the blood. virgin / vur′′jən/, 1. a ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Viread, an antiretroviral drug. Brand name for tenofovir.

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