Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cytocom E Tablet
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
Cytocom E Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nightmare
  • Skin rash
  • Muscle damage
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
How to use Cytocom E 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. Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Taking this medicine with food increases the risk of side effects.
How Cytocom E Tablet works
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Lamivudine, Zidovudine and Efavirenz. They work by preventing HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.
Cytocom E Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg 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
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime, to reduce side effects.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet and 12 weeks after stopping it.
  • It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney and liver functions regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
  • Do not stop taking Cytocom E 150 mg/300 mg/600 mg Tablet without your doctor’s advice.

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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