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LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

Manufacturer

EMCURE PHARMA LTD (RENAL CARE)

Pack Of

1 TABLET

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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.

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will recommend how often you take LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

HIV, Chronic hepatitis B

Directions for Use

The doctor determines the dose and duration of the LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

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

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S. Hepatitis B has gotten worse when this LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S was stopped in some people with hepatitis B. If you are overweight especially in women do not take this LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S may worsen the condition.

  • Pregnancy

    LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S can also pass with breast milk.

  • Driving

    LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S may cause dizziness. So, avoid driving or refrain from any activities that require you to alert mentally.

  • Liver

    LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

  • Kidney

    LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

Other Information (LAV0027)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - 30th June 2022

Patients Concern

FAQs

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S does not affect fertility. However, if you develop any side-effects while using LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S, consult your doctor immediately.

No, LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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.

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S without consulting your doctor. Stopping LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S before treatment may worsen your hepatitis. This can occur during the first few months after you stop taking LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S. Take the LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S strictly as instructed and do not miss any dose.

In hepatitis B (HBV) patients who are diagnosed with HIV, LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S is not suggested until and unless these patients start taking LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S for HIV management. Starting LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'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 LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

Manufacturer/Marketer address

255/2, Hinjawadi, Pune - 411057, India

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

LAVIR 150MG TABLET 60'S

MRP: 598.20

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