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Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension is a combination of antiretrovirals medicines. It is prescribed to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against HIV to manage or treat AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).

Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension restricts the growth of HIV in the body and reduces the risk of getting HIV-related complications to improve the lifespan of an individual. The medicine should be taken in an empty stomach for better efficacy. Taking these medicines regularly at the same time increases their effectiveness. A dose of this medicine should not be missed as it can affect your recovery. It is important to complete the full course of the treatment until your doctor advises you to stop it.

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, tiredness, trouble sleeping, nausea, diarrhea, dryness in the mouth, fever, and rash. These side effects are generally temporary, but if they persist or become serious inform your doctor. This medicine can also make you feel dizzy or drowsy, so it is advised to avoid driving. In addition to that, avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the intensity of the side effects.

Before starting with the treatment, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any health condition. Your doctor may suggest regular blood tests to check your blood counts and other bodily functions. If you are HIV positive, you should not breastfeed or share personal belongings like razors or toothbrushes. Consult your doctor to know about safe sex methods in order to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.

Uses of Emtri Oral Suspension

Side effects of Emtri Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Emtri

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

How to use Emtri Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Emtri Oral Suspension works

Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Lamivudine, Stavudine and Nevirapine. 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may experience fatigue while taking Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension. You may need to stop taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension 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.
  • Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension 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 Emtri 40mg/10mg/70mg Oral Suspension without your doctor’s advice.

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Patient Concerns

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Our child has cold & he has a running nose. Can we give him Azithromycin oral suspension IP 40mg/ml
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
Throat pain resulted out of infection. Already given ebast suspension 1 tbspn, azilide (azithromycin oral suspension ) 1 tbspn. Should I give him drotin suspension as the kid is feeling pain in throat. ??? Doctor plz appreciate as the kid is in pain
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
My child was suffering cold and he doesn't eat daily please give me medicine to my child 05:48 PM 05:48 PM There are many causes of your problem. Exact cause has to be determined to give proper medicines. 07:12 PM 07:12 PM Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.There are many causes of your problem. Exact cause has to be determined to give proper medicines. Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
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References

  1. Lamivudine. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 24 Jun. 2018]. (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Stavudine. Princeton, New Jersey: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Nevirapine. Wrexham, UK: Wockhardt UK Ltd.; 2014 [revised 9 Apr. 2019]. [Accessed 23 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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