Emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in combination are used together with other medicines to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the virus known as HIV.
This medicine is also used as part of a complete prevention strategy (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) to lower the risk of getting HIV infection in adults and children who are at high risk. This medication will not cure HIV infection or AIDS.
It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood and helps the immune system. This might help delay some of the medical conditions that generally result from AIDS or HIV disease. It will not stop you from spreading HIV to other people.
The medication is available only with the doctor’s prescription.
The product is available in the following dosing forms: