Important Information about Viread Drug
- Viread is an antiviral medication that hiv cells from mixing in your body.
- The generic name of viread is tenofovir.
- Before using viread tell to doctor if you have bone problems, liver and kidney disease.
- Viread side effects are liver damage, lactic acidosis, kidney problems, and fever.
Serious side effects of Viread are:
- liver damage - nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
- lactic acidosis - muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, dizziness, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, slow or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired;
- kidney problems - increased thirst and urination, loss of appetite, weakness, constipation, urinating less than usual or not at all;
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
- any other signs of new infection.
Less serious Viread side effects may include:
- sleep problems (insomnia), strange dreams;
- depression, headache, dizziness;
- diarrhea, bloating, gas;
- muscle or joint pain;
- skin rash; or
- changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and trunk).