How is Tenofovir AF (TAF) administered in antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in adolescents and young adults?

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS; Chief Editor: Michelle R Salvaggio, MD, FACP  more...
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Tenofovir AF (TAF)

  • 25 mg PO once daily
  • Pediatric patients ≥12 years and ≥35 kg: Indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents
  • Adolescents and children who weigh 25-35 kg: In combination with other antiretroviral agents other than protease inhibitors requiring a CYP3A inhibitor
  • Descovy: Combination formulation including FTC 200 mg/TAF 25 mg;1 tablet PO once daily

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