What is tenofovir (Viread)?

- Dec 08, 2017 -

What is tenofovir (Viread)?

Tenofovir is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis B virus cells from multiplying in your body.

Tenofovir is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Tenofovir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS. Tenofovir is also used to treat chronic hepatitis B.

Tenofovir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.