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Shanvudin 150 mg Tablet

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Composition for Shanvudin 150 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Shanvudin 150 mg Tablet

MRP
137.5
₹13.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Shanvudin Tablet

Uses of Shanvudin Tablet

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

Shanvudin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Shanvudin are Headache, Running nose, Nausea, Fever, Diarrhoea.

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

How Shanvudin Tablet works

Shanvudin 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.

In Depth Information on Shanvudin Tablet

Expert advice for Shanvudin Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Shanvudin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Shanvudin 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Shanvudin Tablet

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 Shanvudin be crushed?
Shanvudin 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 Shanvudin cause anemia?
Shanvudin may cause anemia as a side effect in some patients. Kindly consult your doctor in case any side effects are observed.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Shanvudin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Shanvudin with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Shanvudin with Acyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Shanvudin with Famciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Shanvudin with Ribavirin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Ribapro, Rebetol
Shanvudin with Valacyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval
Shanvudin with Valganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cytomega, Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept
Shanvudin with Ganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Gancigel
Shanvudin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Shanvudin with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Shanvudin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Shanvudin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Shanvudin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Shanvudin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Shanvudin with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa, Cobex, Tobran, Tobaking, Obra, Tobo, Tobastar, Tobracid, Tobaren, Tobrasulf, Toracin
Shanvudin with Nicergoline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Shanvudin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Shanvudin with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac
Shanvudin with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Shanvudin with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Shanvudin with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Internet, Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Shanvudin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Shanvudin with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab
Shanvudin with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Shanvudin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Shanvudin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Shanvudin with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
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