Ricovir-EM (Generic Truvada)

Ricovir-EM™ (30 tabs) is a quality generic of Truvada® – Ricovir-EM™ generic is approved by FDA for use as HIV-1 PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and to treat HIV-1 infection.

Composition: Tenofovir Disoproxil (300.0 Mg) | Emtricitabine (200.0 Mg)

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Detailed Description

Ricovir-EM (Generic Truvada) PrEP is a prescription medicine for the following uses:

  • To treat HIV infection in adults and children who weigh at least 37 lb (17 kg). Ricovir-EM for HIV treatment is always used in combination with other HIV medicines. HIV medicines can’t cure HIV/AIDS, but taking a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV treatment regimen) every day helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives and also reduces the risk of HIV transmission.
  • To reduce the risk of HIV infection in adults and adolescents who weigh at least 77 lb (35 kg) who are HIV-negative and at high risk of getting HIV infection. This method to prevent HIV infection is called pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP. Ricovir-EM (Generic Truvada) PrEP should always be used in combination with safer sex practices, such as use of condomsRead the AIDSinfo fact sheet on PrEP for more information, including information on who should consider taking PrEP.

Ricovir-EM contains two different HIV medicines combined in one pill: emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. Both medicines belong to the group of HIV drugs called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block an HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase. By blocking reverse transcriptase, the two drugs in combination prevent HIV from multiplying and can reduce the amount of HIV in the body.

Whether you are taking Ricovir-EM for HIV prevention or in combination with other HIV medicines for HIV treatment, don’t cut down on, skip, or stop taking your HIV medicine(s) unless your health care provider tells you to.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person.

Before taking Ricovir-EM for PrEP, also tell your health care provider:

  • If you had a flu-like illness within the last month before starting Ricovir-EM (or at any time while taking Ricovir-EM). If you have flu-like symptoms, you could have recently become infected with HIV. Symptoms of new HIV infection include: tiredness, fever, nighttime sweating, rash, vomiting, diarrhea, joint or muscle aches, headache, sore throat, or enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or groin.
  • If you think that you were exposed to HIV. Your health care provider may want to do more tests to be sure you are still HIV negative.

While taking Ricovir-EM for PrEP, you will get tested for HIV at least every 3 months.

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