Truvada is a combination of two antiretrovirals: Emtricitabine and Tenofovir that block the replication of viruses. It is used to decrease the amount of viruses (viral load) to as low as possible, for as long as possible.
The most common side effects include:
Inform your doctor if any of the above the side effects become severe and bothersome.
Truvada may also cause serious side effects that require immediate medical attention. Report to you doctor immediately if you experience the following:
These could be signs and symptoms of lactic acidosis or liver problems.
Stop the medication immediately and seek medical attention if you experience any severe allergic reactions like skin rash (with or without blisters, mouth ulcers, fever and itching), swelling of the eyes and lips or difficulty breathing