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Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Entarica Tablet


Uses of Entarica Tablet

Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Entarica Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Entarica are Headache, Dizziness, Tiredness, Nausea.


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

How Entarica Tablet works

Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

In Depth Information on Entarica Tablet

Expert advice for Entarica 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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Entarica Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Entarica Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Entarica 0.5 mg 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.
Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Entarica 0.5 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Entarica Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Entarica 0.5 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Entarica Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Entecavir

Baraclude is a trade name for active drug Entarica. Entarica is an antiviral drug and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus
Entarica monohydrate is the salt form of active drug Entarica which is used in the preparation of different formulations (eg. Tablets). It has the same antiviral activity like Entarica 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 Entarica 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 Entarica 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
Entarica 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. Entarica has no known effect on sperm or increasing body weight.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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