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Usual Dosing (Adults)

Recommended Dose
For the treatment of HIV-1 or chronic hepatitis B: The dose of VIREAD is 300 mg once daily taken orally, without regard to food.

In the treatment of chronic hepatitis B, the optimal duration of treatment is unknown.

Renal Dosing

dialysis [> 50 ml/min]: Usual dosage.

[30-49]: 300 mg q48 hours

[10-29]: 300 mg twice weekly

[<10 mL/minute without dialysis]: No recommendation available.

Hemodialysis

dialysis Hemodialysis: 300 mg q 7 days or after a total of 12 hours of dialysis (usually once weekly assuming 3 dialysis sessions lasting about 4 hours each)

Reference(s)

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine, DailyMed Database.
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Tenofovir