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Abacavir + Lamivudine

Abacavir + Lamivudine Information

Abacavir + Lamivudine Benefits & Uses

Abacavir + Lamivudine is used to treat the following -

Abacavir + Lamivudine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Abacavir + Lamivudine

Abacavir
Lamivudine

Abacavir + Lamivudine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Abacavir + Lamivudine is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Fever Mild
  5. Abnormal Dreams
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  9. Pancreatic inflammation
  10. Anemia Moderate
  11. Depression Moderate
  12. Abdominal Pain Mild
  13. Muscle Ache Mild
  14. Cough Mild
  15. Rash
  16. Infection
  17. Nasal congestion

Abacavir + Lamivudine Related Warnings

Is the use of Abacavir + Lamivudine safe for pregnant women?

Abacavir + Lamivudine can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Abacavir + Lamivudine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Is the use of Abacavir + Lamivudine safe during breastfeeding?

Abacavir + Lamivudine can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

What is the effect of Abacavir + Lamivudine on the Kidneys?

Abacavir + Lamivudine has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Abacavir + Lamivudine on the Liver?

Abacavir + Lamivudine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

What is the effect of Abacavir + Lamivudine on the Heart?

Abacavir + Lamivudine is completely safe for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Abacavir + Lamivudine with Other Drugs

Abacavir + Lamivudine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ethanol

Sulfamethoxazole,Trimethoprim

    Abacavir + Lamivudine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Abacavir + Lamivudine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Disease
    2. Liver Disease
    3. Alcoholism
    4. Allergy
    5. Graves' Disease
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Kidney Disease
    8. Diabetes
    9. Graves' Disease
    10. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
    11. Pancreatitis

    Frequently asked Questions about Abacavir + Lamivudine

    Is this Abacavir + Lamivudine habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Abacavir + Lamivudine is addictive.

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Abacavir + Lamivudine as it does not make you drowsy.

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Abacavir + Lamivudine only on doctor's advice.

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Abacavir + Lamivudine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    Abacavir + Lamivudine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Abacavir + Lamivudine

    It is safe to take Abacavir + Lamivudine with food.

    Interaction between Alcohol and Abacavir + Lamivudine

    Taking Abacavir + Lamivudine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

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