FAQs ABOUT TENOHEP AF
Can I pass hepatitis B infection to others while taking TENOHEP AF?
Yes, you can still pass the infection to others while taking TENOHEP AF. It does not reduce the risk of infecting others with hepatitis B through sexual contact or blood contamination. Discuss the precautionary measures needed with your doctor to avoid infecting others.
What if I miss a dose of TENOHEP AF?
It is important not to miss a dose of TENOHEP AF but if you do, take the next dose as soon as possible if you remember within 18 hours of previous dose. Do not take the forgotten dose if you remember after 18 hours or more of previous dose. Wait and take your next dose as per schedule.
What if I vomit a dose of TENOHEP AF?
If you have vomited a dose of TENOHEP AF in less than 1 hour after taking it, take another medicine. Do not take another dose if you vomit the medicine more than 1 hour after taking it.
Can I stop taking TENOHEP AF?
Do not stop taking TENOHEP AF without consulting your doctor, as it may worsen your condition. It could be very serious if you already have any liver problems. When you stop taking TENOHEP AF, your doctor will monitor you for several months to check your infection. If you have any more doubts regarding the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.
Can TENOHEP AF be used in children?
No, TENOHEP AF is used for adults and not recommended for use in children who are (younger than 12 years of age or weighing less than 35 kgs). Child’s doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.