Medicine Overview of Virol Tablet
Side Effects of Virol are Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Skin rash, Fever, Chills, Abnormal dreams, Dizziness.
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. Virol 300 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Virol 300 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 Virol Tablet
- You have been prescribed Virol 300 mg Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
- It may also be used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of HIV infections.
- Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
- Virol 300 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- You may still develop infections or other illnesses associated with viral infection while taking this medication.
- You can also pass on HIV or HBV to others. Don't share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
- During treatment and for at least six months after stopping this medicine, regular blood tests are needed to monitor your liver function, level of hepatitis B virus and blood cells in your blood.
Virol Tablet related warnings
Taking Abacavir with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Virol 300 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.
Virol 300 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.
Virol 300 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Virol 300 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Virol 300 mg Tablet is recommended.
Talk to your doctor in case you have serious kidney disease.
Virol 300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Virol 300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Virol 300 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Virol 300 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.
Frequently asked questions about Virol Tablet
Q. How does Virol work/ how does Virol interfere with reverse transcriptase?
Virol works by blocking the function of reverse transcriptase, which inhibits replication of HIV thereby decreasing its level in the blood
Q. Is abacavir a protease inhibitor?
Abacavir is not a protease inhibitor. It inhibits the activity of reverse transcriptase
Q. What is Virol/ what is Virol used for/ what is Virol sulfate/ what is Virol-lamivudine/ what does Virol treat?
Virol or Virol sulfate is used to treat HIV infection along with other medications. Virol-lamivudine is a combination drug used to treat HIV infection
Q. What is Virol hypersensitivity reaction/ what is Virol hypersensitivity?
Virol may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic or hypersensitivity reaction. Hypersensitivity reaction symptoms usually includes fever and skin rash, nausea, vomit, diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, severe tiredness, headache, joint or muscle pain, swelling of the neck, shortness of breath, sore throat, cough and occasionally inflammation of the eye (conjunctivitis), mouth ulcers, low blood pressure, tingling or numbness of the hands or feet. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms and stop taking Virol immediately
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Virol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Medicines with composition Amikacin: Mikasun, Vizocin
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Begenta
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
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