Efavir 200 Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Efavirenz (200 mg)

Efavir 200 Capsule Information

Efavir 200 Capsule is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. HIV/AIDS are some of its major therapeutic uses. Efavir 200 Capsule also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Efavir 200 Capsule. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Efavir 200 Capsule include Fever, Diarrhoea, Headache. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Efavir 200 Capsule as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Efavir 200 Capsule go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Efavir 200 Capsule is Severe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Efavir 200 Capsule related warnings talks about Efavir 200 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Efavir 200 Capsule contraindications section.

Additionally, Efavir 200 Capsule may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Efavir 200 Capsule is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

Efavir 200 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Efavir 200 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Efavir 200 Capsule 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Efavir 200 Capsule Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Efavir 200 Capsule is used -




Efavir 200 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Efavir 200 Capsule safe for pregnant women?

    Efavir can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

  • Is the use of Efavir 200 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?

    Efavir may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

  • What is the effect of Efavir 200 Capsule on the Kidneys?

    Efavir does not damage the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Efavir 200 Capsule on the Liver?

    Efavir is rarely harmful for the liver.

  • What is the effect of Efavir 200 Capsule on the Heart?

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


Severe Interaction of Efavir 200 Capsule with Other Drugs

Efavir 200 Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Efavir 200 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Efavir 200 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Efavir 200 Capsule

  • Is this Efavir 200 Capsule habit forming or addictive?

    Efavir 200 Capsule is not addictive in nature.

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

    After taking Efavir 200 Capsule, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Efavir 200 Capsule can make you drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, Efavir 200 Capsule is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Efavir 200 Capsule cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Efavir 200 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Efavir 200 Capsule

    It is safe to take Efavir 200 Capsule with food.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Efavir 200 Capsule

    Consuming Efavir 200 Capsule with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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