The product Truvada 200mg/245mg from Ireland is equivalent to Truvada 200mg/300mg
September 16, 2019
Truvada 200mg/245mg contains 200mg Emtricitabine and 245mg of tenofovir disoproxil which is equal to 300mg tenofovir disoproxil fumarate OR 136mg tenofovir.
Each “piece” of the tenofovir molecule has a weight that makes up the total weight of 300mg.
- 300mg tenofovir disoproxil fumarate = 245mg of tenofovir disoproxil = 136mg tenofovir
Perhaps the diagram below will help to clarify things:
So, Truvada 200/245 from Ireland is the same as Truvada 200/300.
Ireland has chosen to market this same product with a different number representing the strength of the active ingredient tenofovir.
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