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Truvada Coupon - Truvada 200mg/300mg tablet
Truvada

Emtricitabine / Tenofovir

EMTRICITABINE; TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV and with safe sex practices to prevent HIV in high risk persons. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. Compare HIV NRTIs.
Truvada Coupon - Truvada 200mg/300mg tablet
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How Can I Protect Myself from HIV?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 07, 2015

HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP, is an important new HIV prevention option for folks who do not have HIV infection, but are at significant risk for acquiring it. Did you know that you can take one pill a day to prevent acquiring HIV?
The medication approved by the FDA for HIV PrEP is emtricitabine/tenofovir (Truvada).

Truvada can reduce the risk of HIV infection by up to 92 percent when taken once a day as prescribed. See More

Five Drugs that Changed Healthcare

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 03, 2015

In the last decade, billions of dollars have been spent to develop hundreds of new prescription drugs. While some drugs may not necessarily save lives (a prescription for longer eyelashes, anyone?), a handful of drugs have literally stopped major diseases in their tracks. Imagine that just ten years ago a patient might not be alive months or years after a diagnosis, whereas today a simple pill can cure or prevent a deadly disease. See More

Why Are These Medications Dispensed in Their Original Containers?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - March 24, 2015

When you pick up your medications at the pharmacy you may notice that they are typically dispensed in amber colored vials or plastic containers. You may or may not be aware that these amber colored vials are not the original bottle the manufacturer dispensed the medication in.

For the majority of medications, transferring them from the manufacturer’s original bottle to the pharmacy’s amber vials is not a big deal, and lets the pharmacy purchase in bulk (which is more cost-effective)—unless you are taking certain medications. See More

News in the Prevention of HIV

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 23, 2012

Update 5/29/2014: On May 14, 2014, the US Public Health Service released the first HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) guidelines, developed by the CDC and other agencies. The guidelines mention the first study referenced below, which showed that Truvada reduced risk overall by 44% in the population studied. However, in even better news, among men with detectable levels of medicine in their blood, the risk was actually reduced by as much as 92%. See More

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