Tenvir-EM contains a combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir. Emtricitabine and tenofovir are antiviral drugs that prevent the multiplication of HIV cells. You must be HIV-negative and adult to use Tenvir-EM for this purpose.
If you are taking Tenvir-EM to reduce your risk of getting HIV: you should have a negative HIV test right before you start taking the medicine.
To make sure Tenvir-EM is safe for you, ask your doctor before taking this medicine. Take Tenvir-EM exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on the recipe label.