tenofovir alafenamide (TAF)
12 February 2018. Related: ARVs, Nukes.
No picture: TAF will only be available in coformulations with other HIV drugs.
ten-OFF-o-vir AL-af-en-uh-myde (TAF)
Tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) is a new version of tenofovir DF (TDF).
- TAF uses a low milligram dose (25 mg)
- TAF has similar efficacy against HIV as TDF.
- TAF has lower risk of kidney and bone side effects compared to TDF
TAF is only available in formulations with other HIV meds in the same pill.