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Levemir SE Kit


Overview

Uses of Levemir SE Kit

Levemir SE Kit side effects

Common
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nightmare
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Skin rash

How to use Levemir SE Kit

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Levemir SE Kit is to be taken empty stomach.
Taking this medicine with food increases the risk of side effects.

How Levemir SE Kit works

Levemir SE Kit is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Stavudine, Lamivudine and Efavirenz. They work by preventing 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.

Levemir SE Kit related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Levemir SE Kit Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Levemir SE Kit is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levemir SE Kit 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
Levemir SE Kit may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levemir SE Kit is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levemir SE Kit may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levemir SE Kit is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Levemir SE Kit 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 Levemir SE Kit. You may need to stop taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Levemir SE Kit is a combination of three medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime, to reduce side effects.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • Levemir SE Kit may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Levemir SE Kit can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Levemir SE Kit and 12 weeks after stopping it.
  • It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney and liver functions regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
  • Do not stop taking Levemir SE Kit without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levemir SE

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Milk type water girna yoni marg se
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
This can be because of infection . Consult a gynae nearby.
i have unprotected sex with my friend. Can I take any drugs now to prevent any STD/HIV infection
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
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
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References
  1. Aidsmap. Efavirenz/Stavudine/Lamivudine (First Line ART Treatment for HIV Infection). [Accessed on 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from: Efavirenz/Stavudine/Lamivudine. [Accessed on 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Christopher J. Hoffmann KL. Charalambous FS. Antiretroviral therapy using zidovudine, lamivudine, and efavirenz in South Africa: tolerability and clinical events. AIDS. 2008;22(1):67-74. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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