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Heptavir

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Heptavir

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Lamivudine साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Heptavir Benefits & Uses
  2. Heptavir Dosage & How to Take
  3. Heptavir Side Effects
  4. Heptavir Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Heptavir with Other Drugs
  6. Heptavir Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Heptavir
  8. Heptavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Heptavir Benefits & Uses

Heptavir is used to treat the following -

  1. हेपेटाइटिस बी Primary
  2. एचआईवी-एड्स

Heptavir 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 Heptavir

Lamivudine

Heptavir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Heptavir 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

Heptavir Related Warnings

Is the use of Heptavir safe for pregnant women?

Heptavir can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Heptavir, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Heptavir safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Heptavir. Immediately discontinue Heptavir 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 Heptavir on the Kidneys?

Heptavir rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Heptavir on the Liver?

Heptavir has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Heptavir on the Heart?

Heptavir is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Heptavir with Other Drugs

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

Adefovir

Emtricitabine,Tenofovir,Efavirenz

    Sulfamethoxazole,Trimethoprim

      Heptavir Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Heptavir 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 Heptavir

      Is this Heptavir habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Heptavir has not been reported.

      No

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

      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Heptavir since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but consume Heptavir only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      There is no benefit of taking Heptavir for mental disorders.

      No

      Heptavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Heptavir

      You can take Heptavir with food.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Heptavir

      Taking Heptavir 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
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