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Synthivan Tablet


Overview

Uses of Synthivan Tablet

Synthivan Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

Synthivan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Taste change
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Skin rash
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

How to use Synthivan 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. Synthivan Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Synthivan Tablet works

Synthivan Tablet is a combination of two anti-HIV medicines: Atazanavir and Ritonavir. They work by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. This stops the production of new viruses.

Synthivan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Synthivan Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Synthivan 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
Synthivan Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Synthivan Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Synthivan Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Synthivan Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Synthivan Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Synthivan Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Synthivan Tablet is a combination medicine which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infection in the body. 
  • Take it with food, preferably at the same time each day.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • It may cause weight gain and weakening of your bones. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • 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 Synthivan Tablet without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Synthivan

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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