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Zidovir 300mg Tablet

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Composition for Zidovir 300mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zidovir 300mg Tablet

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₹13.59/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zidovir Tablet

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Uses of Zidovir Tablet

Zidovir 300mg Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Zidovir Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Zidovir 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. Zidovir 300mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zidovir Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Zidovir Tablet

Expert advice for Zidovir Tablet

  • 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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Zidovir Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zidovir Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zidovir 300mg Tablet 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
Zidovir 300mg 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
Zidovir 300mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zidovir 300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zidovir 300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zidovir 300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zidovir 300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zidovir 300mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zidovir Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zidovir 300mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Zidovir Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Zidovudine

No, Zidovir is not an antibiotic; it belongs to a class of drugs called antiretrovirals
Yes, Zidovir 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
Zidovir belongs to a group of medications called nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), also known as antiretrovirals. Zidovir 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, Zidovir also increases some white blood cells (CD4 cells) of the body that are important in fighting infections.
Zidovir is used in combination with other antiretroviral medicines for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
Zidovir can be administered as tablets, syrups and suspension in combination with other antiretroviral medications
Yes, muscle pain is a known adverse effect of use Zidovir
There are no known effects of Zidovir on lipid distribution and it is not known to cause lipodystrophy
Zidovir is known to cause bone marrow depression and thereby cause anemia (reduction in red blood cell count)
The price of Zidovir 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 Zidovir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zidovir with Valganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept, Valgan
Zidovir with Acyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Zidovir with Valacyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval, Valamac
Zidovir with Ganciclovir Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir Topical: Gancigel
Zidovir with Famciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Zidovir with Ribavirin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Rebetol
Zidovir with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Zidovir with Acyclovir Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acyclovir Topical: Virucid, Acyclovir, Yavir
Zidovir with Ganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Ganguard, Cytogan, Gavir
Zidovir with Nicergoline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Zidovir with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum
Zidovir with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin
Zidovir with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Zidovir with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Zidovir with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Zidovir with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Zidovir with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Zidovir with Rifabutin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifabutin: Macbutin
Zidovir with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Zidovir with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Zidovir with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Zidovir with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Zidovir with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Zidovir with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan
Zidovir with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Zidovir with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Zidovir with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Zidovir with Valproic Acid
MINOR
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono
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