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Nevihope 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Nevihope Tablet

Nevihope 200 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antiretrovirals. It is used to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that can cause AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). It helps to control HIV infection so your immune system can work better.

Nevihope 200 mg Tablet is not a cure for HIV or AIDS and only helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body. This helps to lower your risk of getting HIV-related complications and improves your lifespan. It is prescribed in combination with other HIV medicines. Your doctor will recommend the best medicines for you and will decide the doses that you need. Follow carefully the instructions for all the medicines that you are given. It can be taken with or without food. Taking all these medicines regularly at the right times greatly increases their effectiveness and reduces the chances of HIV becoming resistant to them. It is important not to miss doses and to keep taking them until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, and rash. These are usually not serious but tell your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. Rarely, some people may experience a skin reaction or liver damage. Your doctor will closely monitor you for these in the initial period of treatment.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any skin problems or liver or kidney disease. While using it, you may need regular blood tests to check your blood counts and liver function. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Do not have unprotected sex or share personal items like razors or toothbrushes, if you are HIV positive. Talk to your doctor about safe ways like condoms to prevent HIV transmission during sex.

Uses of Nevihope Tablet

Nevihope Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Decrease in granulocyte count
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Diarrhea

How to use Nevihope 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. Nevihope 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nevihope Tablet works

Nevihope 200 mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

Nevihope Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Nevihope 200 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nevihope 200 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nevihope 200 mg Tablet 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
Nevihope 200 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may experience fatigue while taking Nevihope 200 mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nevihope 200 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nevihope 200 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nevihope 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nevihope 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nevihope 200 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Do not start or continue nevirapine, if you are allergic to nevirapine, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Do not start or continue nevirapine, if you have severe skin rash or skin rash with fever, blistering, mouth sores, inflammation of the eye, swelling of the face, general swelling, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, general feelings of illness or abdominal pain.
  • Do not start or continue nevirapine if you have inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), severe liver disease or have a high CD4 cell count.
  • Avoid using nevirapine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nevihope with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nevihope

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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
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
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
Skin Specialist
You still need to be on ART even if the viral load is undetectable
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FAQs

Q. Is Nevihope generic?

Nevihope is a generic drug

Q. What is Nevihope oral suspension?

Nevihope is available is 2 dosage forms, tablets and oral suspension.

Q. Is Nevihope the same as Viramune?

Yes, Viramune is a brand name of Nevihope

Q. How does Nevihope work or how is Nevihope used to treat HIV or what does Nevihope treat or how does Nevihope affect reverse transcriptase or what is Nevihope tablets used for?

Nevihope belongs to a class of anti-HIV medicines called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). Reverse transcriptase is an enzyme that HIV needs in order to multiply. Nevihope stops reverse transcriptase from working, and helps control HIV-1 infection

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