Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) belongs to a class of antiretroviral drugs known as nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NtRTIs), which block reverse transcriptase, an enzyme crucial to viral production in HIV-infected people. It is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. ...

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... TENOFOVIR, PMPA (Viread™) is a drug used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Tenofovir is an antiviral drug called a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Tenofovir may reduce the amount of HIV in the blood and increase the number of CD4 cells (T-cells) in the blood. Tenofovir is used in combination with other drugs to treat the HIV virus. Tenofovir will not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS. You may still develop other infections or conditions associated with HIV. Generic tenofovir capsules are not yet available. ...
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Tenofovir Systematic (IUPAC) name 1-(6-aminopurin-9-yl) propan-2- ...
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