ABHOPE 300MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Abhope Tablet

ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

Abhope Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Ear infection
  • Nasal infection
  • Throat infection
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Dizziness

How to use Abhope 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. ABHOPE 300MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Abhope Tablet works

ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Abhope Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Abacavir with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ABHOPE 300MG 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.
Lactation
ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
ABHOPE 300MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is recommended.
Talk to your doctor in case you have serious kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
ABHOPE 300MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ABHOPE 300MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of ABHOPE 300MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Abhope Tablet?

If you miss a dose of ABHOPE 300MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
ABHOPE 300MG TABLET
₹46.6/Tablet
₹49.57/Tablet
6% costlier
A-Bec 300mg Tablet
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹47.92/Tablet
3% costlier
Virol 300mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹120.25/Tablet
158% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed ABHOPE 300MG 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.
  • ABHOPE 300MG 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Abhope with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Begenta
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. How does Abhope work/ how does Abhope interfere with reverse transcriptase?
Abhope 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 Abhope/ what is Abhope used for/ what is Abhope sulfate/ what is Abhope-lamivudine/ what does Abhope treat?
Abhope or Abhope sulfate is used to treat HIV infection along with other medications. Abhope-lamivudine is a combination drug used to treat HIV infection
Q. What is Abhope hypersensitivity reaction/ what is Abhope hypersensitivity?
Abhope 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 Abhope immediately
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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