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X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

X Vir Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea

How to use X Vir 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. X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How X Vir Tablet works

X Vir 0.5 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.

X Vir Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of X Vir Tablet?

If you miss a dose of X Vir 0.5 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
  • Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
  • X Vir 0.5 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not 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.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking X Vir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to X Vir

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Sex kerte waqt jaldi vir nikal jata he plz help.me
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
Premature ejaculation: 1. medical treatment: Tablet tadapox or dejac-T 1 tablet 1 hour before sex 2. sex therapy: when u think u r about to come, just stop moving and ask ur partner to stop moving as well and stay still for 30 seconds. In 70%, these technique works. Other technique is to ask the partner to squeeze the glans penis with thumb and finger tightly just when u think u r about to come. This will prevent u from ejaculating.
I have HBV related chronic liver problem .Local urologist suggest me to take rapilif d 8 for urine block problem?Can i take that medicine with entavir for hepatitis b virus and cronic liver disease?
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Yes u can take it
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of X Vir cure my hepatitis B?

No, X Vir does not cure hepatitis B. However, it is very helpful in the treatment of hepatitis b. It reduces the number of hepatitis-causing organism in your body and reduces their ability to infect new organisms. It also improves the condition of your liver.

Q. For how long should I take X Vir?

X Vir should be taken for the duration that is prescribed by your doctor. Usually, it is taken once daily for an entire year.

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