Medicine Overview of Virol Tablet
Uses of Virol Tablet
Virol 300mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
Side effects of Virol Tablet
Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Skin rash, Fever, Chills, Abnormal dreams, Dizziness.
How to use Virol 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Virol 300mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Virol Tablet works
Virol 300mg tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
In Depth Information on Virol Tablet
Expert advice for Virol Tablet
- Abacavir may cause serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. Stop taking abacavir immediately, if you develop such reaction.
- Tell your doctor if you have or had kidney/ liver disease (including hepatitis), if you smoke/drink large amounts of alcohol, have high blood pressure or diabetes, as abacavir may increase your risk of having a heart attack.
- You should not take abacavir tablets with other products containing abacavir.
- Do not stop taking abacavir even for a short period of time; doing so may worsen your condition.
- Do not drive or operate machinery while using abacavir unless you are feeling well.
- Abacavir does not prevent the spread of HIV virus to others through blood or sexual contact. Take the required precautions to prevent transmission.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Virol 300mg Tablet
Taking Abacavir with alcohol may cause minor drug interactio+more
ns which may not be clinically relevant in all patients....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Virol 300mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 300mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Virol 300mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Virol 300mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Virol 300mg Tablet is recommended.+more
Talk to your doctor in case you have serious kidney disease....
Talk to your doctor in case you have serious kidney disease.
Virol 300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Virol 300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Virol 300mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease....
Use of Virol 300mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Valgaids 450mg Tablet, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
If you miss a dose of Abacavir, 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 for Virol 300mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Abacavir
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
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
Virol is a generic name.