About the drug:
Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz are the constituent of a combination drug Viraday that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS.
Uses of the drug:
Viraday is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. Viraday is sold under various trade names. This medicine may also be prescribed for treatments not mentioned here.
Working of the drug:
Viraday directly attacks the multiplication mechanism of the virus. It binds and blocks reverse transcriptase enzyme of HIV and prevents the proper transcription of the viral DNA. It inhibits the HIV reverse transcriptase enzyme and thus reduces the amount of HIV in the body.
Viraday 300/200/600 mg capsule is manufactured by Cipla, India. You can buy Viraday online at alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the capsule form in the following strength on our website:
Viraday capsules 300/200/600 mg where Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarate, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz are present in 300 mg, 200 mg and 600 mg strengths.
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
- Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
Tell your doctor if you:
- Are pregnant and take all the medicine for HIV prescribed by the doctor, to prevent the spread of HIV to the unborn baby. try to avoid getting pregnant if you have HIV.
- Have blood pressure kidney problems
- Have serious liver problem
- Have serious heart complaint
- Have any mental problems
- If you are using hormonal birth control methods, like pills
How much to take the drug?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. The usual dose is one 200/600 mg capsule once in a day, although the dose strength will depend upon the condition of the patient.
How to take the drug?
Take Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz HIV medication (Viraday) strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication.
Take the combination medicine on an empty stomach at bedtime, or as directed by your doctor. HIV is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Always take the prescribed drugs as directed by your doctor. Store this medication in a cool and dry place. Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz can cause a false positive drug screening test. Inform the laboratory staff where you have your drug test done that your are taking this medicine..
You can buy Viraday 200 online at alldaychemist.com.
Take the capsule at the same time each day, so as to avoid forgetting the dose. This should become a habit for you to take the capsule until the doctor tells you to stop the drug.
For how long to take it?
This drug controls the multiplication of HIV but does not cure the problem. Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it. If you have Hepatitis B, you may develop liver symptoms even after stopping Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz. These symptoms may be seen for months after stopping. You may be required to take regular tests to monitor your liver function
If you feel any alarming symptoms then immediately consult the doctor about this drug and its possible side effects of over dosage. If the situation worsens then visit the nearest healthcare center or call the emergency helpline number.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
Some common side effects of Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz are dizziness, trouble sleeping, drowsiness, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, unusual dreams, and concentration troubles. You may experience these side effects after 1-2 days of starting this medicine and usually subside in 2-4 weeks. These side effects can be reduced by Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz on an empty stomach at bedtime. Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz also cause rashes which is common but it may be confused with a rare and serious rash. Let your doctor know immediately if you get a rash.
Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz can lead to severe psychiatric problems such as severe depression, confusion, suicidal thoughts, aggression, extreme fear, hallucinations, or unusual behavior. Inform you doctor right away if you get any of these side effects while taking Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz, even if you have had them before.
Some people may experience deterioration of a previous medical condition as their immune system recovers, or develop new conditions due to overactive immune system. Let your doctor known right away if you develop any new condition or any of you existing conditions worsen.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Common drug interactions:
You must not take Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz with other cisapride, pimozide, midazolam, triazolam, ergot medicines like dihydroergotamine, egonovine, ergotamine, or methyergonovine. These drugs can interact with Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz causing dangerous side effects.
Things to remember:
- You must use a proper barrier contraceptive method while taking Viraday and for at least 12 weeks following the end of you treatment
- This medication may make you dizzy and impact your thinking and reflexes. Be careful while doing activities like driving and others which require a high level of mental awareness
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