Emtricitabine and tenofovir should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
Keep emtricitabine and tenofovir and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Emtricitabine and Tenofovir?
It is very important that you not miss emtricitabine and tenofovir doses. If you do not take your emtricitabine and tenofovir as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.
Who Makes Emtricitabine and Tenofovir?
Emtricitabine and tenofovir is made by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Strengths of Emtricitabine and Tenofovir
Emtricitabine and tenofovir tablets come in one strength -- emtricitabine and tenofovir 200 mg/300 mg tablets, which contain 200 mg of emtricitabine and 300 mg of tenofovir per tablet.
Is There a Generic Version of Emtricitabine and Tenofovir?
Currently, there are no generic versions of emtricitabine and tenofovir licensed for sale (see Generic Truvada).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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