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Overview

Uses of Vonavir Tablet

Vonavir Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nightmare
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Drowsiness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Rash

How to use Vonavir 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. Vonavir Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Taking this medicine with food increases the risk of side effects.

How Vonavir Tablet works

Vonavir Tablet is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Emtricitabine, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and Efavirenz. 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.

Vonavir Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vonavir Tablet. Taking Efavirenz with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vonavir Tablet 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.
Lactation
Vonavir 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
Vonavir Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Vonavir Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vonavir Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Vonavir Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vonavir Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Vonavir 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.
  • Vonavir Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Vonavir Tablet can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Vonavir 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 Vonavir Tablet without your doctor’s advice.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vonavir

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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. Emtricitabine. Carrigtohill, Ireland: Gilead Sciences Ireland UC; 2018. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Tenofovir disoproxil. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2017. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Efavirenz. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2018. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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