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Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet

MRP
109.9
₹10.99/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lamostad Tablet

Uses of Lamostad Tablet

Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

Lamostad Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lamostad are Tiredness, Headache, Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Diarrhoea, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Fever, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping).

How to use Lamostad 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. Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably one hour before or 2 hours after food.

How Lamostad Tablet works

Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet is a combination of two anti-HIV medicines: Lamivudine and Stavudine. They prevent 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.
In Depth Information on Lamostad Tablet

Expert advice for Lamostad Tablet

  • Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
  • It may also be used for preventing HIV and should be started within 72 hrs of an exposure to HIV.
  • Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
  • Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • Always practice safe sex while taking Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet. Don't share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
  • It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
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Lamostad Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Lamostad Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamostad 150 mg/40 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.
Lactation
Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg 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
Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet 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 Lamostad 150 mg/40 mg Tablet. You may need to stop taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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