Last week, the High Court of England and Wales announced a momentous decision: It invalidated the pharmaceutical company Gilead’s patent on Truvada, opening the way to generic competition.
Truvada, a combination of two drugs, is one of the world’s most-used H.I.V. medicines. For treating H.I.V., it’s used along with a third drug. But many H.I.V.-negative people also take Truvada daily as a preventive. That’s called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or… read more
I was on truvada for years..I developed osteoporosis in my feet, hips, n spine from it. That's when I was only in my 20s..osteoporosis like a lol old lady. Lord above! Glad it works so well for most though. Now I take the reformulated bone friendly version of truvada called Descovy along with Isentress HD. Undetectable 15 yrs now cd4 853 hooray!
A thought-invoking article. Something I guess I’ve never really thought about - I get my meds on the NHS (and proud to work for it too). Sadly it seems a bit rough for all those of you in the US.
This article is not about osteoporosis. Please stop flaming this post with off-topic material. Create your own article about that subject please.
@A myHIVteam Member I understand completely - I was taking Truvada, had a BD scan and was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Okay, I was older, in my 30s, but I did used to joke about being diagnosed as an old woman! Fortunately, medication has helped/reversed this somewhat, and have also changed to Descovy along with Nevirapine - Descovy is also supposed to be less toxic on the kidneys, something to possibly think about @A myHIVteam Member