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Drug Interactions With Tenofovir

Ganciclovir
Ganciclovir may interfere with the kidneys' ability to remove tenofovir from the blood. This could lead to increased blood levels of tenofovir and increased risk of tenofovir side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
NSAIDs
NSAIDs may interfere with the kidneys' ability to remove tenofovir from the blood. In addition, combining tenofovir with high doses of an NSAID or with multiple NSAIDs may increase the risk of kidney failure. It's best to check with your healthcare provider before combining tenofovir with any NSAID, including nonprescription ones.
 
Other Medications That Contain Tenofovir
A few other medications contain tenofovir and therefore should not be combined with it.
 
Valacyclovir
Valacyclovir may interfere with the kidneys' ability to remove tenofovir from the blood. This could lead to increased blood levels of tenofovir and increased risk of tenofovir side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Valganciclovir
Valganciclovir may interfere with the kidneys' ability to remove tenofovir from the blood. This could lead to increased blood levels of tenofovir and increased risk of tenofovir side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Tenofovir

It is possible that not all drug interactions with tenofovir were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
 

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