Adesera 10mg Tablet

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Introduction

Adesera 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Adesera 10mg Tablet is not a cure for HIV or AIDS and only helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body. This helps to lower your risk of getting HIV-related complications and improves your lifespan. It is prescribed in combination with other HIV medicines. Your doctor will recommend the best medicines for you and will decide the doses that you need. Follow carefully the instructions for all the medicines that you are given. It can be taken with or without food. Taking all these medicines regularly at the right times greatly increases their effectiveness and reduces the chances of HIV becoming resistant to them. It is important not to miss doses and to keep taking them until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, and rash. These are usually not serious but tell your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. Rarely, some people may experience a skin reaction or liver damage. Your doctor will closely monitor you for these in the initial period of treatment.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any skin problems or liver or kidney disease. While using it, you may need regular blood tests to check your blood counts and liver function. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Do not have unprotected sex or share personal items like razors or toothbrushes, if you are HIV positive. Talk to your doctor about safe ways like condoms to prevent HIV transmission during sex.

Benefits of Adesera Tablet

In HIV infection

Adesera 10mg Tablet decreases the amount of HIV in your body. It helps control the infection and makes your immune system work better. This ensures that you live a long and healthy life. It is usually given in combination with other medicines. Avoid skipping doses and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection

Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is a serious infection of the liver that has been there for at least 6 months and still not cured. Adesera 10mg Tablet helps treat this infection effectively. It lowers your chances of getting complications such as new infections and improves your quality of life. If this infection is not treated, it can lead to severe liver damage which can cause other life-threatening problems such as liver failure or may be fatal also.

Side effects of Adesera Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Adesera

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Rash

How to use Adesera 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. Adesera 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Adesera Tablet works

Adesera 10mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Adesera 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adesera 10mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adesera 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Adesera 10mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Adesera 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adesera 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adesera 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adesera 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Adesera Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Adesera 10mg 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

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Adesera 10mg Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
  • In combination with other medicines, it is used for the treatment of HIV infections.
  • Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
  • Adesera 10mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Adesera with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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I have HBV related chronic liver problem .Local urologist suggest me to take rapilif d 8 for urine block problem?Can i take that medicine with entavir for hepatitis b virus and cronic liver disease?
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
Yes u can take it
Suffering from Hepatitis B virus from last one week. Please suggest me.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
Pls consult a gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. What is Adesera 10mg Tablet? What is it used for?

Adesera 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antiretrovirals. It is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Q. How does Adesera 10mg Tablet work?

Adesera 10mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Q. Is Adesera 10mg Tablet safe?

Adesera 10mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How should I take Adesera 10mg Tablet?

Adesera 10mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. This medicine may be taken with or without food but it is better to be taken at a fixed time of the day to avoid the chances of missing a dose.

Q. Is Adesera 10mg Tablet effective?

Adesera 10mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Adesera 10mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Adesera 10mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Adesera 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

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