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Alentos 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alentos 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alentos 0.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Alentos Tablet

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Uses of Alentos Tablet

Alentos 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
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Alentos Tablet side effects

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness.

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How to use Alentos 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. Alentos 0.5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alentos Tablet works

Alentos 0.5mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Alentos Tablet

Expert advice for Alentos Tablet

  • Do not discontinue taking entecavir without your doctor’s advice.
  • Entecavir should be taken on an empty stomach. Please follow the instructions of your doctor.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking entecavir, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking entecavir, if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machines if you feed dizzy, tired or sleepy after taking entecavir.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking entecavir if you have Kidney disease, any other liver disease or a liver transplant.
  • Consult your doctor before taking entecavir, if you have AIDS or HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. Tests for HIV should be performed before taking entecavir in suspected individuals.
  • Inform your doctor, if you have taken medicines containing active drug lamivudine (Epivir, Epzicom, Trizivir) or telbivudine. Inform your doctor about all medications you have received in the past for treatment of hepatitis B.
  • Worsening of hepatitis B may occur while taking entecavir and upon discontinuation. Liver function tests must be conducted while on treatment and upon discontinuation.
  • Immediately report symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and stomach pain to your doctor. These might indicate development of a life-threatening side effect of entecavir called lactic acidosis (excess lactic acid in blood). Lactic acidosis occurs more often in women, particularly if they are very overweight.
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Alentos Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alentos Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alentos 0.5mg 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
CAUTION
Alentos 0.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Alentos 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alentos 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alentos 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Alentos 0.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Alentos 0.5mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Alentos Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alentos 0.5mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Alentos Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Entecavir

Baraclude is a trade name for active drug Alentos. Alentos is an antiviral drug and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus
Alentos monohydrate is the salt form of active drug Alentos which is used in the preparation of different formulations (eg. Tablets). It has the same antiviral activity like Alentos and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus
Baraclude is a trade name for active drug Alentos and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus. It is effective if used as advised by your doctor. The effectiveness of Alentos may vary depending upon individual cases
Q. What are the side effects of baraclude?
Baraclude is a trade name for active drug entecavir and has the same side effects as entecavir
Q. How does baraclude work?
Baraclude is a trade name for active drug entecavir. Entecavir is an antiviral drug and works by blocking the DNA synthesis in hepatitis B virus, a process essential for the virus to grow and multiply. It stops the virus from spreading in the body
Alentos is an antiviral drug used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus. It is effective if used as advised by your doctor. The effectiveness and duration of treatment may vary upon individual response
No. Alentos has no known effect on sperm or increasing body weight.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alentos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alentos with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Alentos with Ribavirin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Rebetol
Alentos with Ganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Ganguard, Cytogan, Gavir
Alentos with Valganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept, Valgan
Alentos with Valacyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval, Valamac
Alentos with Ganciclovir Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir Topical: Virson, Gancigel, Simplovir
Alentos with Acyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Alentos with Famciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Alentos with Acyclovir Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acyclovir Topical: Setuvir, Primacort Plus, Virucid, Clovir, Acyclovir
Alentos with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone
Alentos with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium
Alentos with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Alentos with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Alentos with Nicergoline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Alentos with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Alentos with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Alentos with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Alentos with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Alentos with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Alentos with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin
Alentos with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Alentos with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Alentos with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Alentos with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Alentos with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Alentos with Etizolam
SERIOUS
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