Adheb 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Adheb 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Adheb Tablet


Uses of Adheb Tablet

Adheb 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Side effects of Adheb Tablet


Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Indigestion, Flatulence, Diarrhoea, Abnormal kidney function test.


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

How Adheb Tablet works

Adheb 10mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Adheb Tablet

Expert advice for Adheb Tablet

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Adheb 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Adheb 10mg 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.
Adheb 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Adheb 10mg Tablet alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Adheb 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adheb 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Adheb 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adheb 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Valgaids 450mg Tablet, Gero 80mg/2ml Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Adefovir, 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.
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Adheb dipovoxil is one of the salt form of Adheb, and is used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B
Adheb works by slowing the growth of the hepatitis B virus.

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