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Zidovex 300mg Capsule

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Composition for Zidovex 300mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Zidovex 300mg Capsule

MRP
259.56
₹25.96/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zidovex Capsule

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Uses of Zidovex Capsule

Zidovex 300mg Capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Zidovex Capsule side effects

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Decreased appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle pain.

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How to use Zidovex Capsule

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. Zidovex 300mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zidovex Capsule works

Zidovex 300mg Capsule prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Zidovex Capsule

Expert advice for Zidovex Capsule

  • Inform you doctor if you have or ever had any liver problems or liver disease including hepatitis B or C or kidney problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from diabetes or are overweight and on insulin therapy.
  • As treatment with zidovudine does not reduce the risk of passing HIV on to others by sexual contact or blood transfer, discuss with your doctor about necessary precautions (practicing safer sex and making other life-style changes) to be taken to avoid spreading of HIV virus to others.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Zidovex Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Zidovex Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zidovex 300mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
Zidovex 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zidovex 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zidovex 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zidovex 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zidovex 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zidovex 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zidovex 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zidovex Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Zidovex 300mg Capsule, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zidovex Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Zidovudine

No, Zidovex is not an antibiotic; it belongs to a class of drugs called antiretrovirals
Yes, Zidovex is a prodrug and must be activated (by phosphorylation in lymphocytes) in the body to exert its antiviral action
Q. Is zidovudine a protease inhibitor?
No, zidovudine is not a protease inhibitor; it is a nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor
Zidovex belongs to a group of medications called nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), also known as antiretrovirals. Zidovex does not cure HIV infection; it reduces the amount of viruses in the body by inhibiting the chemical (viral reverse transcriptase) which is essential for the virus to grow. Further, Zidovex also increases some white blood cells (CD4 cells) of the body that are important in fighting infections.
Zidovex is used in combination with other antiretroviral medicines for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
Zidovex can be administered as tablets, syrups and suspension in combination with other antiretroviral medications
Yes, muscle pain is a known adverse effect of use Zidovex
There are no known effects of Zidovex on lipid distribution and it is not known to cause lipodystrophy
Zidovex is known to cause bone marrow depression and thereby cause anemia (reduction in red blood cell count)
The price of Zidovex may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zidovex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zidovex with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Zidovex with Ribavirin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Rebetol
Zidovex with Valganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept, Valgan
Zidovex with Ganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Ganguard, Cytogan, Gavir
Zidovex with Valacyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval, Valamac
Zidovex with Famciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Zidovex with Acyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Zidovex with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Zidovex with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Zidovex with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Zidovex with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zidovex with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum
Zidovex with Rifabutin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifabutin: Macbutin
Zidovex with Nicergoline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Zidovex with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Zidovex with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Zidovex with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Zidovex with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin
Zidovex with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Zidovex with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Zidovex with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Zidovex with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Zidovex with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan
Zidovex with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Zidovex with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Zidovex with Valproic Acid
MINOR
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono
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