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Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is a combination of three antiretrovirals. It is prescribed to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against HIV to manage or treat AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).

Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet restricts the growth of HIV in the body and reduces the risk of getting HIV-related complications to improve the lifespan of an individual. The medicine should be taken in an empty stomach for better efficacy. Taking these medicines regularly at the same time increases their effectiveness. A dose of this medicine should not be missed as it can affect your recovery. It is important to complete the full course of the treatment until your doctor advises you to stop it.

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, tiredness, trouble sleeping, nausea, diarrhea, dryness in the mouth, fever, and rash. These side effects are generally temporary, but if they persist or become serious inform your doctor. This medicine can also make you feel dizzy or drowsy, so it is advised to avoid driving. In addition to that, avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the intensity of the side effects.

Before starting with the treatment, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any health condition. Your doctor may suggest regular blood tests to check your blood counts and other bodily functions. If you are HIV positive, you should not breastfeed or share personal belongings like razors or toothbrushes. Consult your doctor to know about safe sex methods in order to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.

Uses of Virolans Tablet

Virolans Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)

How to use Virolans 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. Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 1 hour before food.

How Virolans Tablet works

Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Lamivudine, Stavudine and Nevirapine. They work by preventing HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.

Virolans Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may experience fatigue while taking Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet. You may need to stop taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime, to reduce side effects.
  • Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
  • Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet and 12 weeks after stopping it.
  • It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
  • 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 Virolans 150 mg/30 mg/200 mg Tablet without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Virolans

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i have unprotected sex with my friend. Can I take any drugs now to prevent any STD/HIV infection
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. There is some medicine for prophylactic but you need to see physician for prescription and better you check HIV status of both partner
hello, one of my frnd suffering with hiv infection from last 2yrs her cd4 is more than 470 and viral load is zero undetectable now she is using art medicines i have doubt that can we have to use art medicine in the whole life or can we stop it once we get viral load zero
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
You still need to be on ART even if the viral load is undetectable
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References
  1. Lamivudine. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 24 Jun. 2018]. (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Stavudine. Princeton, New Jersey: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Nevirapine. Wrexham, UK: Wockhardt UK Ltd.; 2014 [revised 9 Apr. 2019]. [Accessed 23 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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