Who should take Viread?

Viread (tenofovir) is intended for adults and children over 12 years of age with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or chronic hepatitis B infection. For HIV, Viread should always be taken along with other prescribed anti-HIV medications. Viread neither prevents nor cures HIV infection. It can, however, slow the reproduction of HIV and the damage it can cause to the immune system.

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