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Composition for ADFOVIR

Adefovir(10 mg)

food interaction for ADFOVIR

alcohol interaction for ADFOVIR

pregnancy interaction for ADFOVIR

lactation interaction for ADFOVIR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Adfovir 10 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Adfovir 10 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Adfovir 10 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ADFOVIR

Adefovir(10 mg)

Uses

Adfovir 10 mg tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infections and chronic hepatitis B.

How it works

Adfovir 10 mg tablet is a nucleotide analogue. It works by slowing the growth of the hepatitis B virus.

Common side effects

Cough, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Headache, Indigestion, Rash, Itching, Running nose, Sore throat, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue

Common Dosage for ADFOVIR 10 MG TABLET

Patients taking ADFOVIR 10 MG TABLET

  • 86%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ADFOVIR

2 Substitutes
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    Rs. 22.45/tablet
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    Rs. 673.51
    save 17% more per tablet
  • ADHEB 10 MG TABLET
    (30 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 22.67/tablet
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    Rs. 680.19
    save 16% more per tablet

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Expert advice for ADFOVIR

  • Adefovir does not prevent the spread of hepatitis B virus to others. Take the required precautions to prevent transmission.
  • Do not stop taking adefovir, unless advised, as doing so may worsen your condition.
  • Adefovir may cause kidney damage. Tell your doctor if you have or had kidney disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes.
  • If you have untreated HIV/AIDS, taking adefovir can cause HIV infection to become resistant to the standard HIV/AIDS medications.
  • You may need to undergo blood tests every three months to ensure that adefovir is keeping your chronic hepatitis B infection under control.
  • You may need to monitor your liver function for several months after you stop using adefovir.
  • Adefovir can cause serious or life-threatening damage to the liver and a condition called lactic acidosis (a build-up of acid in the blood causing muscle pain or weakness, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeats, dizziness or tiredness). Stop taking this medicine immediately if you experience any such reaction.
  • Women should use an effective method of contraception to avoid becoming pregnant while on adefovir therapy.

Frequently asked questions for ADFOVIR

Adefovir

Q.What is adefovir dipovoxil?
Adefovir dipovoxil is one of the salt form of adefovir, and is used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

Q.How does adefovir work?
Adefovir works by slowing the growth of the hepatitis B virus.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)