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Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiretrovirals. It is prescribed to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against HIV to manage or treat AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).

Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet restricts the growth of HIV in the body and reduces the risk of getting HIV-related complications to improve the lifespan of an individual. The medicine may be taken with or without food. Taking these medicines regularly at the same time increases their effectiveness. A dose of this medicine should not be missed as it can affect your recovery. It is important to complete the full course of the treatment until your doctor advises you to stop it.

The most common side effects of this medicine are fever, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, depression, insomnia, rashes, etc. These side effects are generally temporary, but if they persist or become serious inform your doctor. This medicine can also make you feel dizzy, so it is advised to avoid driving. In addition to that, avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the intensity of the side effects. Be careful if you experience any allergic reactions such as fever, swelling, rashes, sore throat, shortness of breath, etc., you must consult a doctor immediately.

Before starting with the treatment, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any health condition. Your doctor may suggest regular laboratory tests to check your blood counts and other bodily functions. If you are HIV positive, you should not breastfeed or share personal belongings like razors or toothbrushes. Consult your doctor to know about safe sex methods to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.

Uses of Abamune L Tablet

Side effects of Abamune L Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Depression

How to use Abamune L Tablet

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. Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Abamune L Tablet works

Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two anti-HIV medicines: Abacavir and Lamivudine. They prevent HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
  • It may also be used for preventing HIV and should be started within 72 hours of exposure to HIV.
  • Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
  • Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • Always practice safe sex while taking Abamune L 600 mg/300 mg Tablet. Do not share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
  • It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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Every time I eat spicy food outside especially, I have to bear stomach ache next day for sure.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Best solution l b to avoid such food. Else u can take tablet pantoprazole 40 mg once
I suffer from insomnia for the last 20 years now l take half tablet of ZOLFRESH 5 mg tablet but get. a hangover next day so please suggest some better tablet for which l will be ever grateful Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Take Zolfresh at the time of going to bed. It is a short acting drug and suitable for Insomnia for you. also follow the sleep hygiene
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References
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