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VIRANZ 600MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 1922.50 for 1 strip(s) (30 capsules each)
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Composition for VIRANZ

Efavirenz(600 mg)

food interaction for VIRANZ

alcohol interaction for VIRANZ

pregnancy interaction for VIRANZ

lactation interaction for VIRANZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Viranz 600mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
UNSAFE
Viranz 600mg capsule 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Viranz 600mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for VIRANZ

Efavirenz(600 mg)

Uses

Viranz 600mg capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

How it works

Viranz 600mg capsule belongs to a class of antiretroviral medications called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). It inhibits the replication of HIV, thereby reducing the amount of the virus in the blood. 

Common side effects

Depression, Nightmare, Impaired concentration, Indigestion, Insomnia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nervousness, Abdominal pain, Rash, Suicidal thoughts, Dizziness, Stomach upset, Confusion, Memory loss

SUBSTITUTES for VIRANZ

2 Substitutes
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  • ESTIVA 600MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Hetero Drugs Ltd
    Rs. 70/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 700
    pay 9% more per capsule
  • ESTIVA 600MG CAPSULE
    (30 capsules in strip)
    Hetero Drugs Ltd
    Rs. 69/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 2070
    pay 8% more per capsule

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for VIRANZ

  • 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)