Lavir 150 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lavir Tablet

Lavir 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Lavir Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea

How to use Lavir 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. Lavir 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lavir Tablet works

Lavir 150 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.

Lavir Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lavir 150 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
Lavir 150 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
SAFE
Lavir 150 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lavir 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lavir 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Lavir 150 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Lavir 150 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Lavir Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lavir 150 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Lavir 150 mg Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
  • It may also be used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of HIV infections.
  • Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
  • Lavir 150 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • You may still develop infections or other illnesses associated with viral infection while taking this medication.
  • You can also pass on HIV or HBV to others. Don't share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
  • During treatment and for at least six months after stopping this medicine, regular blood tests are needed to monitor your liver function, level of hepatitis B virus and blood cells in your blood.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lavir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Can lamivudine cure hepatitis B?

Lamivudine is used to treat hepatitis B but some patients may be resistant to this dru

Q. Can Lavir be crushed?

Lavir cannot be crushed but it can be broken into two parts to give it to children. Please go by the recommendation of the doctor

Q. Can Lavir cause anemia?

Lavir may cause anemia as a side effect in some patients. Kindly consult your doctor in case any side effects are observed.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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