A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Uses of Abacavir

Abacavir is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Abacavir

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Skin rash, Fever, Chills, Abnormal dreams, Dizziness.

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How to use Abacavir

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet works

Abacavir prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
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Uses of Lamivudine

Lamivudine is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
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Side effects of Lamivudine

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Sore throat, Skin rash, Muscle pain, Fever, Chills, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Lamivudine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet works

Lamivudine prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Abacavir

  • Abacavir may cause serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. Stop taking abacavir immediately, if you develop such reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you have or had kidney/ liver disease (including hepatitis), if you smoke/drink large amounts of alcohol, have high blood pressure or diabetes, as abacavir may increase your risk of having a heart attack.
  • You should not take abacavir tablets with other products containing abacavir.
  • Do not stop taking abacavir even for a short period of time; doing so may worsen your condition. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while using abacavir unless you are feeling well. 
  • Abacavir does not prevent the spread of HIV virus to others through blood or sexual contact. Take the required precautions to prevent transmission.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Lamivudine

  • Consult your doctor if you have diabetes and are using insulin.
  • Patients receiving this therapy are always at a risk for infections and hence should report any such cases to the doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if you take any prescription medication; Inform your doctor if you take other medicine for treatment of HIV or hepatitis B infection, hairy cell leukemia [a type of blood cancer], or antibiotics for infection.
  • Lamivudine may rarely cause a serious side effect like lactic acidosis with symptoms such as pain or weakness of muscle, numbness or feeling cold in arms or legs, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of breath, aberrant heart rate, dizziness, weak or tired feeling; hence, inform the doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
  • It is possible to pass on HIV when on this medication and hence it is important to take necessary precautions to prevent HIV from spreading.
  • Inform you doctor if you notice signs of change in the distribution of fat (lipodystrophy), erosion of bones (osteronecrosis), or inflammation of pancreas (pancreatitis).
  • If you are on therapy it is important to use effective non hormonal method of contraception or condom so that a pregnancy can be avoided.
  • Use with caution in pediatric patients with a history of pancreatitis or other significant risk factors for pancreatitis.
Warnings
Special precautions for A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Abacavir with alcohol may cause minor drug interactio
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for A Bec L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Abacavir

Q. How does Abacavir work/ how does Abacavir interfere with reverse transcriptase?
Abacavir works by blocking the function of reverse transcriptase, which inhibits replication of HIV thereby decreasing its level in the blood
Q. Is abacavir a protease inhibitor?
Abacavir is not a protease inhibitor. It inhibits the activity of reverse transcriptase
Q. What is Abacavir/ what is Abacavir used for/ what is Abacavir sulfate/ what is Abacavir-lamivudine/ what does Abacavir treat?
Abacavir or Abacavir sulfate is used to treat HIV infection along with other medications. Abacavir-lamivudine is a combination drug used to treat HIV infection
Q. What is Abacavir hypersensitivity reaction/ what is Abacavir hypersensitivity?
Abacavir may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic or hypersensitivity reaction. Hypersensitivity reaction symptoms usually includes fever and skin rash, nausea, vomit, diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, severe tiredness, headache, joint or muscle pain, swelling of the neck, shortness of breath, sore throat, cough and occasionally inflammation of the eye (conjunctivitis), mouth ulcers, low blood pressure, tingling or numbness of the hands or feet. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms and stop taking Abacavir immediately
Q. Is Abacavir generic?
Abacavir is a generic name.
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Frequently asked questions for Lamivudine

Q. Can lamivudine cure hepatitis B?
Lamivudine is used to treat hepatitis B but some patients may be resistant to this dru
Q. Can Lamivudine be crushed?
Lamivudine cannot be crushed but it can be broken into two parts to give it to children. Please go by the recommendation of the doctor
Q. Can Lamivudine cause anemia?
Lamivudine may cause anemia as a side effect in some patients. Kindly consult your doctor in case any side effects are observed.

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