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Several formulations of generic Truvada are now available at a lower cost.
People living with both viruses remain at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma despite antiviral therapy.
A recent study sheds light on weight gain after switching to new form of tenofovir.
This may reflect loss of the weight-suppressing effect of the older version of the drug.
More studies link dolutegravir and other drugs to weight gain among people with HIV.
The effect is greater for women, and it could have a detrimental effect on pregnancy outcomes at the population level.
People who switched from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate to tenofovir alafenamide gained weight regardless of other meds.
The global supply of tenofovir and six other important generic drugs must be ensured, warns a UNAIDS analysis.
Researchers project the Brazilian man could become the first person deemed cured of HIV without a bone marrow transplant.
Tenofovir alafenamide is an updated version of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate that is tied to better bone and kidney health.
The observation that there have been Covid-19 infections in HIV+ persons on TDF/TAF argues against a complete protection from these agents.
Studies have found that weight gain is common after people with HIV begin an antiretroviral in this class.
Switching to new tenofovir tied to improved bone health in older people with HIV
Both Truvada and Descovy are highly effective and safe for most people taking PrEP, but the newer option has more cost barriers.
Researchers have called for revised treatment guidelines to address the higher risk of fracture in the HIV population.
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