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Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

Popular Brands: : Truvada, Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Official FDA Reports26,120
Social Media Events38
Total Posts86
Avg. Review Score4.12/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Manufacturers
  • Gilead Sciences Inc

  This report is for all products sharing this active ingredient. For more details, please use our Workbench for research on individual brands like Truvada.

* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Side Effects

  Social Media
(Online Comments)
FAERS
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Side Effect On Drug
Label
Overall
Alarm
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Reports
Alarm Reports % of
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Alarm

* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

Vomiting

I take this with raltegravir. Been on thesse two for 5 years. I gained 90lbs in the first 6 months as well as serious nausea and vomiting problem. The weight gain stopped but I still get nausea very e...


Source: drugs/drugreview-91482-Truvada+Oral.as...

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Did the author experience vomiting while taking emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate?

What is this?

Weight Increased

I take this with raltegravir. Been on thesse two for 5 years. I gained 90lbs in the first 6 months as well as serious nausea and vomiting problem. The weight gain stopped but I still get nausea very e...


Source: drugs/drugreview-91482-Truvada+Oral.as...

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What is this?

Abnormal Dreams

... the arms, my upper arms and upper back as well as my stomach, but mostly in almost a band around my chest. really noticable under the arms. Had very vivid, extremely realistic dreams that were hard ...


Source: drugs/drugreview-91482-Truvada+Oral.as...

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By tink in fdb.rxlist.com on November 14, 2014 @ 12:00 am

i have been on this med for about 6 months haveing problems with vomiting and loos of appite also made anxity go up but so far so good only thing is that it and tivicay dont like the pills i take for ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Vomiting, Abnormal dreams, Weight increased

Posted By Kallith in fdb.rxlist.com on November 2, 2014 @ 12:00 am

I take this with raltegravir. Been on thesse two for 5 years. I gained 90lbs in the first 6 months as well as serious nausea and vomiting problem. The weight gain stopped but I still get nausea very e...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Mplsguy in fdb.rxlist.com on September 14, 2014 @ 12:00 am

I take this drug with isentress. This was my original regimen that I began in Oct 2009. No side effects or problems. Undetectable VL since starting.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Xabia in fdb.rxlist.com on February 25, 2014 @ 12:00 am

I have been taking Truvada with Viramune (neviripine) since 2005. Viral load undetectable since then. However there are now concerns re phosphate levels in kidneys and will have to have it monitored...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Pruritus

Posted By hope in fdb.rxlist.com on December 28, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Great meds in combo with intresses no side effects yet though have few issues with motions and itchiness, but not sure if they are due to meds.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Flatulence, Nightmare, Hepatic steatosis, Hyperhidrosis, Kidney infection, Somnolence

Posted By Charles in fdb.rxlist.com on August 15, 2013 @ 12:00 am

... at 27K. My CD4 is between 325 and 625. My CD4 % is usually 14%. I have numerous side effects including a hospitalization for pancreatitis, nightmares,kidney disease, gas, drowsiness, fatty liver, e...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on July 6, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I've been on truvada and isentress for just over a year and have had great results. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4 count has gone from 50 to 326. Never had any side effects. Easy to take. ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on July 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I started taking Truvada and Isentress 4 days ago and have zero side affects. These are the first HIV meds I have ever taken. I do not notice any changes in energy, ability to sleep , mood etc... I ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Flatulence, Discomfort

Posted By rigo in fdb.rxlist.com on May 30, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Truvada is a great medicine except in my very special case it gives me a lot of gas in my stomach and also I have developed a hughe belly full of grease (lypodistrophia), it seems most of my body grea...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on May 17, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Take Truvada with Kaletra to control HIV and chronic HepB. Viral load undetectable and cd4 count up from 65 to 165. Wish it had more of an effect on my cd4 count.


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.