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EFAVIR 100 MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 852.77 for 1 strip(s) (30 capsules each)
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Composition for EFAVIR

Efavirenz(100 mg)

food interaction for EFAVIR

alcohol interaction for EFAVIR

pregnancy interaction for EFAVIR

lactation interaction for EFAVIR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Efavir 100 mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
UNSAFE
Efavir 100 mg capsule 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Efavir 100 mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for EFAVIR

Efavirenz(100 mg)

Uses

Efavir 100 mg capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

How it works

Efavir 100 mg capsule belongs to a class of antiretroviral medications called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). It inhibits the replication of HIV, thereby reducing the amount of the virus in the blood. 

Common side effects

Depression, Nightmare, Impaired concentration, Indigestion, Insomnia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nervousness, Abdominal pain, Rash, Suicidal thoughts, Dizziness, Stomach upset, Confusion, Memory loss

SUBSTITUTES for EFAVIR

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Expert advice for EFAVIR

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of mental illness or convulsions (fits or seizures).
  • Ensure that efavirenz is always taken in combination with other anti-HIV medicines and never alone.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop signs of dizziness, difficulty sleeping, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating or abnormal dreaming or any signs of skin rash or inflammation or infection.
  • Take the required precautions to prevent transmission as efavirenz does not prevent the spread of HIV virus to others through blood or sexual contact.
  • Do not drive if you have taken efavirenz as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do take if  allergic to efavirenz or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if sufering  with severe liver disease.
  • Avoid if patient is Pregnant or breastfeeding women.

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Content on this page was last updated on 29 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)