Taffic Tablet Description:
Taffic Tablet is a combination medication used for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It contains three active ingredients: Bictegravir, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Alafenamide. Here is some information about the uses, dosage, storage, side effects, precautions, warnings, medicine interactions, FAQs, other information, and references related to this medication:
Taffic Tablet is used as part of a combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults who have no prior antiretroviral treatment history or to replace their current antiretroviral regimen in those who are virologically suppressed (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies per mL) on a stable antiretroviral regimen with no history of treatment failure and no known substitutions associated with resistance to the individual components of this medication
- The recommended dosage of Taffic Tablet is one tablet taken orally once daily with or without food.
- The tablet should be swallowed whole and not crushed, chewed, or broken.
- Taffic Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
- Keep the medication in its original container, tightly closed, and out of reach of children.
- Common side effects of Taffic Tablet may include diarrhea, nausea, headache, fatigue, and abdominal pain.
- Serious side effects may include changes in liver function, kidney function, bone mineral density, and lactic acidosis (a buildup of lactic acid in the blood).
- Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any severe or persistent side effects while taking this medication.
Precautions and Warnings:
- Taffic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney or liver disease.
- It is important to regularly monitor liver function, kidney function, and bone mineral density while taking this medication.
- This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy, as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. It is essential to use effective contraception during treatment with this medication and for a period of time after discontinuation. Discuss with your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
- This medication may also pass into breast milk, and breastfeeding is not recommended while taking this medication.
- Taffic Tablet is not approved for use in children under the age of 12 years.
- Taffic Tablet may interact with other medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking to avoid potential drug interactions.
- This medication should not be co-administered with other medications that contain bictegravir, emtricitabine, tenofovir alafenamide, or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, as this may lead to an increased risk of adverse effects.
How should I take Taffic Tablet?
Taffic Tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. The usual dosage is one tablet taken orally once daily with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet, and swallow it whole.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Taffic Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Taffic Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the common side effects of Taffic Tablet?
Common side effects of Taffic Tablet may include diarrhea, nausea, headache, fatigue, and abdominal pain. However, not everyone will experience these side effects, and some people may experience different or no side effects at all. Contact your healthcare provider if you have any concerns about side effects.
- Taffic Tablet is a prescription medication and should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare provider.
- This medication does not cure HIV infection, but it can help to control the virus and reduce the risk of HIV-related complications when used as part of a comprehensive HIV treatment plan that includes other antiretroviral medications, regular monitoring, and lifestyle changes.
- It is important to adhere to the prescribed dosage and dosing schedule of Taffic Tablet to achieve optimal treatment outcomes.