Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit

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Medicine Overview of Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit

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Side effects of Lamivudine

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Sore throat, Skin rash, Muscle pain, Fever, Chills, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Lamivudine

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.

How Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit works

Lamivudine prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
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Uses of Didanosine

Didanosine is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Didanosine

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness.

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How to use Didanosine

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.

How Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit works

Didanosine prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
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Uses of Efavirenz

Efavirenz is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Efavirenz

Common

Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Decrease in granulocyte count, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Sleepiness, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Abnormal dreams, Fatigue, Increased liver enzymes, Anxiety, Fever, Itching, Difficulty in paying attention, Increased triglyceride level in blood.

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How to use Efavirenz

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.

How Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit works

Efavirenz prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

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Expert advice for Lamivudine

  • Consult your doctor if you have diabetes and are using insulin.
  • Patients receiving this therapy are always at a risk for infections and hence should report any such cases to the doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if you take any prescription medication; Inform your doctor if you take other medicine for treatment of HIV or hepatitis B infection, hairy cell leukemia [a type of blood cancer], or antibiotics for infection.
  • Lamivudine may rarely cause a serious side effect like lactic acidosis with symptoms such as pain or weakness of muscle, numbness or feeling cold in arms or legs, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of breath, aberrant heart rate, dizziness, weak or tired feeling; hence, inform the doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.
  • It is possible to pass on HIV when on this medication and hence it is important to take necessary precautions to prevent HIV from spreading.
  • Inform you doctor if you notice signs of change in the distribution of fat (lipodystrophy), erosion of bones (osteronecrosis), or inflammation of pancreas (pancreatitis).
  • If you are on therapy it is important to use effective non hormonal method of contraception or condom so that a pregnancy can be avoided.
  • Use with caution in pediatric patients with a history of pancreatitis or other significant risk factors for pancreatitis.

Expert advice for Didanosine

  • Take precautions while taking didanosine as it may cause conditions such as peripheral neuropathy (numbness, tingling and pain in arms and legs), changes in eye, pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), changes in body fat distribution, osteonecrosis (death of bone tissue) and reoccurrence of symptoms from previous infections (Immune Reactivation Syndrome) or opportunistic infections (infections due to weakened immune system). 
  • Seek for immediate medical attention if you develop a condition called as lactic acidosis (increased levels of lactic acid in blood), which can turn fatal if not treated; or if you observe any symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from or have a history of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), kidney or liver diseases (hepatitis B or C infections)
  • Tell your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant. Didanosine if consumed in combination with stavudine during pregnancy may increase the chance of lactic acidosis.
  • Patients who are taking didanosine along with ganciclovir, valganciclovir are more prone to side effects and hence require close supervision.

Expert advice for Efavirenz

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of mental illness or convulsions (fits or seizures).
  • Ensure that efavirenz is always taken in combination with other anti-HIV medicines and never alone.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop signs of dizziness, difficulty sleeping, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating or abnormal dreaming or any signs of skin rash or inflammation or infection.
  • Take the required precautions to prevent transmission as efavirenz does not prevent the spread of HIV virus to others through blood or sexual contact.
  • Do not drive if you have taken efavirenz as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do take if  allergic to efavirenz or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if sufering  with severe liver disease.
  • Avoid if patient is Pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Odivir Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Odivir Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit is probably safe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit may make you feel dizzy, sle
epy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit is probably safe to use in p
atients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Odivir 300 mg/400 mg/600 mg Kit

Frequently asked questions about Lamivudine

Q. Can lamivudine cure hepatitis B?
Lamivudine is used to treat hepatitis B but some patients may be resistant to this dru
Q. Can Lamivudine be crushed?
Lamivudine 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 Lamivudine cause anemia?
Lamivudine may cause anemia as a side effect in some patients. Kindly consult your doctor in case any side effects are observed.

Frequently asked questions about Didanosine

Q. What is Didanosine drug/ what is it used for?
Didanosine is an anti-viral drug which is used in treatment of infections caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Q. How does Didanosine work?
Didanosine is an antiretroviral drug, which belongs to a group of medicine called as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by stopping the virus from multiplying in the body.

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