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Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's belongs to the group of medications called antiretroviral drugs’ used to control HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a sexually transmitted infection that over time leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Chronic hepatitis B is a long-term viral infection caused by the hepatitis B virus.

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's contains ‘lamivudine’ which is a ‘nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor’ and works by prevents the development of the virus in human cells. This prevents the virus from producing new viruses and clean up your infection. It can effectively reduce the symptoms associated with HIV and chronic hepatitis B infection.

Take Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will recommend how often you take Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's based on your medical condition. Some people may experience headache, fever, nausea, weakness, diarrhoea, cough, and runny nose. Most of these side effects of Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Do not take Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's if you are allergic to ‘lamivudine’ or any other contents present in it. Patients should take necessary precautions to avoid infecting others. This medicine should not be given to adolescents with a history of kidney failure. If you have liver disease including hepatitis B or C, then you should not take this Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, and breastfeeding. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Uses of Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

HIV, Chronic hepatitis B

Directions for Use

The doctor determines the dose and duration of the Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's. Swallow the medicines as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. You can take medicine with or without food. Take the medication at a fixed time every day. Do not abruptly stop the medication even if your symptoms get better.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough
  • Runny nose

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's if you are allergic to ‘lamivudine’ or any other contents present in it. Patients should take necessary precautions to avoid infecting others. This medicine should not be given to adolescents with a history of kidney failure. If you have liver disease including hepatitis B or C, then you should not take this Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's. Hepatitis B has gotten worse when this Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's was stopped in some people with hepatitis B. If you are overweight especially in women do not take this Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's. Inform your doctor if you have never had hepatitis care before. This medicine contains lactose, so inform your doctor if you have an intolerance to any sugars. People with lactose intolerance Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, and breastfeeding. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consuming alcohol while using Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's may worsen the condition.

  • Pregnancy

    Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's is a category B medicine. It should be used with caution in pregnant women because it may cause side effects to the unborn baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Women who are HIV-positive must not breast-feed, because HIV infection can be passed on to the baby in breast milk. A small amount of Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's can also pass with breast milk.

  • Driving

    Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's may cause dizziness. So, avoid driving or refrain from any activities that require you to alert mentally.

  • Liver

    Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

  • Kidney

    Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

Other Information (LAM0018)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's does not affect fertility. However, if you develop any side-effects while using Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's, consult your doctor immediately.

No, Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's does not cure hepatitis B but may improve the condition of the liver. It may reduce the quantity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) present in the body. This is done by reducing the ability of HBV to multiply and further contaminate new liver cells.

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's is safe if used in the dose and duration recommended by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's guidelines carefully and inform your doctor if any of the side effects disturb you.

Do not stop taking Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor. Stopping Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's before treatment may worsen your hepatitis. This can occur during the first few months after you stop taking Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's. Take the Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's strictly as instructed and do not miss any dose.

In hepatitis B (HBV) patients who are diagnosed with HIV, Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's is not suggested until and unless these patients start taking Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's for HIV management. Starting Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's in such patients may lead to resistance to the recommended HIV medicines. Therefore, doctors advise tests for HIV in patients diagnosed with HBV infection before starting treatment with Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

Lamivir HBV Tablet 10's

MRP: 144.00

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip