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Enteca 1 mg Tablet

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Composition for Enteca 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Enteca 1 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Enteca Tablet

Uses of Enteca Tablet

Enteca 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Enteca Tablet side effects


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

How to use Enteca 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. Enteca 1 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Enteca Tablet works

Enteca 1 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 Enteca Tablet

Expert advice for Enteca 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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Enteca Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Enteca Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Enteca 1 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.
Enteca 1 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Enteca 1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Enteca 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Enteca 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Enteca 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Enteca 1 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Enteca Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Enteca 1 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Enteca Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Entecavir

Q. What is Enteca/baraclude used for?
Baraclude is a trade name for active drug Enteca. Enteca is an antiviral drug and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus
Q. What is Enteca monohydrate?
Enteca monohydrate is the salt form of active drug Enteca which is used in the preparation of different formulations (eg. Tablets). It has the same antiviral activity like Enteca and is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) caused by hepatitis B virus
Q. Is Enteca/baraclude effective?
Baraclude is a trade name for active drug Enteca 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 Enteca 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
Q. Does Enteca work/how fast does Enteca work?
Enteca 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
Q. Does Enteca affect sperm or cause weight gain?
No. Enteca has no known effect on sperm or increasing body weight.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Enteca with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Enteca with Valganciclovir
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cytomega, Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept
Enteca with Ganciclovir
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Gancigel
Enteca with Famciclovir
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Enteca with Valacyclovir
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval
Enteca with Acyclovir
Enteca with Allopurinol
Enteca with Ribavirin
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Ribapro, Rebetol
Enteca with Diazepam
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M, Juniz Rds
Enteca with Nicergoline
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Enteca with Tobramycin
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa, Cobex, Tobran, Obra, Tobo, Tobastar, Tobracid, Tobaren, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobracip
Enteca with Clobazam
Enteca with Sodium Bicarbonate
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Enteca with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Atoin, Phenos
Enteca with Streptomycin
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Enteca with Nalbuphine
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Enteca with Primidone
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Enteca with Netilmicin
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Enteca with Nitrazepam
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun
Enteca with Etizolam
Enteca with Chlordiazepoxide
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Enteca with Butorphanol
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Enteca with Kanamycin
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac
Enteca with Rifampicin
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Enteca with Lorazepam
Enteca with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard

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