Save big on your family healthcare expenses. Become a myUpchar plus member only at Rs. 99 -

Epivir Oral Solution

Prescription Required

Out of Stock

Epivir Oral Solution

Out of Stock

Prescription Required

Lamivudine साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Epivir के सारे विकल्प देखें

Prescription Required

cashback
cashback
Do you sell this product? Register with us.
  1. Epivir Benefits & Uses
  2. Epivir Dosage & How to Take
  3. Epivir Side Effects
  4. Epivir Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Epivir with Other Drugs
  6. Epivir Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Epivir
  8. Epivir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Epivir Benefits & Uses

Epivir is used to treat the following -

  1. हेपेटाइटिस बी Primary
  2. एचआईवी-एड्स

Epivir 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

Log in to view medicine dosage

Ingredients of Epivir

Lamivudine

Epivir Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Abdominal Pain Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Muscle Ache Mild
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Anemia Moderate
  9. Fever Mild
  10. Cough Mild
  11. Rash
  12. Infection
  13. Nasal congestion

Epivir Related Warnings

Is the use of Epivir safe for pregnant women?

Epivir may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Epivir, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Epivir safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Epivir. Immediately discontinue Epivir if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Epivir on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Epivir on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Epivir on the Liver?

Epivir is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Epivir on the Heart?

Epivir is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Epivir with Other Drugs

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

Adefovir

Emtricitabine,Tenofovir,Efavirenz

    Sulfamethoxazole,Trimethoprim

      Epivir Contraindications

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

      1. Liver Disease
      2. Kidney Disease
      3. Diabetes
      4. Graves' Disease
      5. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
      6. Pancreatitis

      Frequently asked Questions about Epivir

      Is this Epivir habit forming or addictive?

      No, you will not get addicted to Epivir.

      No

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

      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Epivir since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      Yes, Epivir 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, Epivir is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

      Epivir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Epivir

      Taking Epivir with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Epivir

      Taking Epivir with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Epivir (lamivudine)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 807-808
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 96-99
      Ask your health query now and get connected with a doctor within 10 minutes!