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Lamivudine

Lamivudine Information

Lamivudine Benefits & Uses - Lamivudine Benefits & Uses in English

Lamivudine is used to treat the following -

Lamivudine Dosage & How to Take - Lamivudine 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 Lamivudine - Lamivudine Active Ingredients in English

Lamivudine

Lamivudine Side Effects - Lamivudine Side Effects in English

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

Lamivudine Related Warnings - Lamivudine Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Lamivudine safe for pregnant women?

Lamivudine may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Lamivudine again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Lamivudine safe during breastfeeding?

Lamivudine may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Lamivudine, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lamivudine on the Kidneys?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Lamivudine on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Lamivudine on the Heart?

Lamivudine is completely safe for heart.

Safe

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

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

Lamivudine Contraindications - Lamivudine Contraindications in English

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

Frequently asked Questions about Lamivudine - Frequently asked Questions about Lamivudine in English

Is this Lamivudine habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Lamivudine.

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

" Yes, Lamivudine it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Lamivudine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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

Interaction between Food and Lamivudine

You can take Lamivudine with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Lamivudine

Consumption of alcohol and Lamivudine together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
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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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