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Dinosin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Dinosin 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

30 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Dinosin Tablet


Uses of Dinosin Tablet

Dinosin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

Dinosin Tablet side effects


Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness.


How to use Dinosin 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. Dinosin 250mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Dinosin Tablet works

Dinosin 250mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Dinosin Tablet

Expert advice for Dinosin Tablet

  • Take precautions while taking didanosine as it may cause conditions such as peripheral neuropathy (numbness, tingling and pain in arms and legs), changes in eye, pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), changes in body fat distribution, osteonecrosis (death of bone tissue) and reoccurrence of symptoms from previous infections (Immune Reactivation Syndrome) or opportunistic infections (infections due to weakened immune system). 
  • Seek for immediate medical attention if you develop a condition called as lactic acidosis (increased levels of lactic acid in blood), which can turn fatal if not treated; or if you observe any symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from or have a history of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), kidney or liver diseases (hepatitis B or C infections)
  • Tell your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant. Didanosine if consumed in combination with stavudine during pregnancy may increase the chance of lactic acidosis.
  • Patients who are taking didanosine along with ganciclovir, valganciclovir are more prone to side effects and hence require close supervision.
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Dinosin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dinosin Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dinosin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Dinosin 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Dinosin 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Dinosin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dinosin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dinosin 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Dinosin 250mg Tablet is recommended.
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 Didanosine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Dinosin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Didanosine

Dinosin is an anti-viral drug which is used in treatment of infections caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Dinosin is an antiretroviral drug, which belongs to a group of medicine called as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by stopping the virus from multiplying in the body.

Substitutes for Dinosin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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