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Inbec 400mg Capsule

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Inbec 400mg Capsule is an antiviral or antiretroviral medicine. It is used in the treatment of HIV infection. It stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Inbec 400mg Capsule should be taken with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body. You should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. If you stop taking this medicine too early then infection may return or worsen.

Some people may experience headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea as side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as it can increase sugar levels in the blood.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Inform your doctor before taking this drug if you are an elderly patient, of, or above 65 years of age, if you have a history of liver disease including hepatitis B or C or have hemophilia or if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.

Uses of Inbec Capsule

Benefits of Inbec Capsule

In HIV infection

Inbec 400mg Capsule decreases the amount of HIV in your body. It helps control the infection and makes your immune system work better. This ensures that you live a long and healthy life. It is usually given in combination with other medicines. Avoid skipping doses and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Inbec Capsule

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 Inbec

  • Blood in urine
  • Crystals in urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry skin
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Protein in urine
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Kidney stone

How to use Inbec Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Inbec 400mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Inbec Capsule works

Inbec 400mg Capsule is an anti-HIV medication. It works by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. This stops the production of new viruses.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Inbec 400mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Inbec 400mg Capsule 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
Inbec 400mg Capsule 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
Inbec 400mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Inbec 400mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Inbec 400mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Inbec 400mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Inbec 400mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Inbec 400mg Capsule in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Inbec Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Inbec 400mg Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Inbec 400mg Capsule
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Indease 400mg Capsule
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Quick Tips

  • Inbec 400mg Capsule should be taken at least 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after meals.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop abdominal pain, loss of appetite darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alpha amino acid amides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Inbec with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfuflo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Art-X, Cardasol, Amione
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Doxapress, Duracard, Doxacard
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Esodoc
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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i have unprotected sex with my friend. Can I take any drugs now to prevent any STD/HIV infection
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. There is some medicine for prophylactic but you need to see physician for prescription and better you check HIV status of both partner
hello, one of my frnd suffering with hiv infection from last 2yrs her cd4 is more than 470 and viral load is zero undetectable now she is using art medicines i have doubt that can we have to use art medicine in the whole life or can we stop it once we get viral load zero
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
You still need to be on ART even if the viral load is undetectable
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References

  1. Flexner C. Antiretroviral Agents and Treatment of HIV Infection. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1654.
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