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Generic name: adefovir dipivoxil

Maker:
Gilead

What it does:
Treats chronic hepatitis B infection

Traditional dosage:
One 10-mg tablet daily

Drug interactions, precautions, & recommendations:
Do not take with Viread, Atripla, Truvada, Complera, or Stribild. Use caution when taking with drugs that affect kidney function or are eliminated by the kidneys, or with other NRTIs.

Side effects:
Most serious: worsening of hepatitis B, kidney malfunction, buildup of lactic acid in the blood Other: weakness, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, indigestion, gas
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