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Abacavir

Abacavir Information

Abacavir Benefits & Uses - Abacavir Benefits & Uses in English

Abacavir is used to treat the following -

Abacavir Dosage & How to Take - Abacavir Dosage & How to Take in English

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 - Abacavir Active Ingredients in English

Abacavir

Abacavir Side Effects - Abacavir Side Effects in English

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

  1. थकान Mild
  2. सिरदर्द Mild
  3. मतली या उलटी
  4. बुखार Mild (और पढ़ें - बुखार कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  5. असामान्य सपने
  6. चक्कर आना Mild (और पढ़ें - चक्कर आने पर करें ये घरेलू उपाय)
  7. दस्त
  8. स्टीवन-जॉनसन सिंड्रोम
  9. अग्नाशयी सूजन
  10. एनीमिया Moderate (और पढ़ें - एनीमिया के घरेलू उपाय)
  11. डिप्रेशन Moderate (और पढ़ें - डिप्रेशन के घरेलू उपाय)

Abacavir Related Warnings - Abacavir Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Abacavir safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Abacavir safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Abacavir for breastfeeding women are not known. This is because research work on this has not been done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Abacavir on the Kidneys?

Abacavir has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Abacavir on the Liver?

Abacavir has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Abacavir on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Abacavir on heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Abacavir with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Abacavir with Other Drugs in English

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

Ethanol

Abacavir Contraindications - Abacavir Contraindications in English

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

Frequently asked Questions about Abacavir - Frequently asked Questions about Abacavir in English

Is this Abacavir habit forming or addictive?

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

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

Abacavir does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, there is no side effect of taking Abacavir.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Abacavir in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Abacavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Abacavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Abacavir

Taking Abacavir with food can create severe side effects. Discuss this with your doctor.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Abacavir

You may consume alcohol while taking Abacavir. But caution is still important.

Safe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ziagen® (abacavir sulfate)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 95
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 631