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Published: 1/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Truvada Combination Tab.
 Active ingredient:
Emtricitabine
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
 Dosage form:
blue table, major axis: approx. 19.2 mm, minor axis: approx. 8.7 mm, thickness: approx. 7.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(printed on the bottle) ツルバダ配合錠

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, and suppresses the multiplication of infectious virus.
It is usually used to treat HIV infection in combination with other anti-HIV drugs.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have chronic hepatitis B or renal disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet at a time, once a day, always with other concomitant anti-HIV drugs. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not miss any single dose because you may lose its effect if you miss a dose. If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine does not cure HIV infection fundamentally. Even if you take this medicine, your disease may progress. Report all the changes of your physical status to your doctor.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nausea, diarrhea and fatigue. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • edema, decreased urine output, dry mouth [renal failure, severe renal dysfunction]
  • nausea, severe abdominal pain, back pain [pancreatitis]
  • lassitude, fatigue, muscular pain, breathing difficulty [lactic acidosis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask the pharmacist and medical institution staff how to discard them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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