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Hepitec 100mg Tablet

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Hepitec 100mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Hepitec 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Hepitec Tablet

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Uses of Hepitec Tablet

Hepitec 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
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Hepitec Tablet side effects

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Sore throat, Skin rash, Muscle pain, Fever, Chills, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Hepitec 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. Hepitec 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hepitec Tablet works

Hepitec 100mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Hepitec Tablet

Expert advice for Hepitec Tablet

  • Consult your doctor if you have diabetes and are using insulin.
  • Patients receiving this therapy are always at a risk for infections and hence should report any such cases to the doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if you take any prescription medication; Inform your doctor if you take other medicine for treatment of HIV or hepatitis B infection, hairy cell leukemia [a type of blood cancer], or antibiotics for infection.
  • Lamivudine may rarely cause a serious side effect like lactic acidosis with symptoms such as pain or weakness of muscle, numbness or feeling cold in arms or legs, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of breath, aberrant heart rate, dizziness, weak or tired feeling; hence, inform the doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
  • It is possible to pass on HIV when on this medication and hence it is important to take necessary precautions to prevent HIV from spreading.
  • Inform you doctor if you notice signs of change in the distribution of fat (lipodystrophy), erosion of bones (osteronecrosis), or inflammation of pancreas (pancreatitis).
  • If you are on therapy it is important to use effective non hormonal method of contraception or condom so that a pregnancy can be avoided.
  • Use with caution in pediatric patients with a history of pancreatitis or other significant risk factors for pancreatitis.
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Hepitec Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Hepitec Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hepitec 100mg 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.
Lactation
Hepitec 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Hepitec 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hepitec 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hepitec 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Hepitec 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Hepitec 100mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Hepitec Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Hepitec 100mg 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 Hepitec Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lamivudine

Q. Can lamivudine cure hepatitis B?
Lamivudine is used to treat hepatitis B but some patients may be resistant to this dru
Hepitec cannot be crushed but it can be broken into two parts to give it to children. Please go by the recommendation of the doctor
Hepitec may cause anemia as a side effect in some patients. Kindly consult your doctor in case any side effects are observed.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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