Lamivir HBV 100 mg
Lamivir 100 mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine which is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. This medicine is not a cure for HIV.
Lamivir HBV 100mg
Description Of Lamivir HBV 100mg
Lamivir 100 mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine which is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It only prevents the virus from multiplying in your body. Monitoring of liver function and kidney function may be necessary while receiving this medicine based on the clinical condition.
Lamivir HBV 100mg Chemical Name
Lamivir HBV 100mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Lamivir HBV 100mg
Lamivir Hbv Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
What is Lamivir HBV 100mg?
Lamivir Hbv Tablet is a nucleoside analogue. It is used in combination with other medications to treat HIV infection. It functions by interfering with the growth of the HIV infection.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as nausea, joint pain, difficulty sleeping, diarrhea, cough, dizziness, swelling of the mouth, headache, reduced appetite, weakness, vomiting, darkening of the urine, numbness, mental/ mood disorders, ear pain, itchiness, sore throat and chest pain. If your reactions persist or worsen over time seek the help of your health care provider right away.
How Lamivir HBV 100mg working
This drug is prescribed for HIVAIDS, and hepatitis B either alone or with other medication. It works by reducing the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body
How is Lamivir HBV 100mg used?
To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Use as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. In HIV care, this drug is most often taken with 2 other drugs. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. There is a liquid (solution) if you cannot swallow pills. Those who have feeding tubes may also use the liquid. Flush the feeding tube before and after this drug is given.
Lamivir HBV 100mg Indications
Take Lamivir 100 mg as instructed by the doctor. Do not consume this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Follow the dosage regimen if this medicine is taken for treating Pulmonary Hypertension. Take this medicine at least 30-60 minutes before sexual activity if taken for erection disorders.
Lamivir HBV 100mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like Pulmonary Hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.
Contraindication Of Lamivir HBV 100mg
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Lamivir Hbv Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Lamivir Hbv Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Adverse effects Of Lamivir HBV 100mg
- runny nose;
- rash or hair loss;
- cough, dizzy or tired;
- joint pain,
- hair loss;
- stomach pain,
- muscle pain or discomfort;
- Feeling weak
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Lamivir HBV 100mg
You have been prescribed Lamivir Hbv Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
It may also be used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of HIV infections.
Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
Lamivir Hbv Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
You may still develop infections or other illnesses associated with viral infection while taking this medication.
You can also pass on HIV or HBV to others. Don't share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
During treatment and for at least six months after stopping this medicine, regular blood tests are needed to monitor your liver function, level of hepatitis B virus and blood cells in your blood.
Storage Conditions for Lamivir HBV 100mg
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Lamivir Hbv Tablet.