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Zidovir

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Zidovudine (100 mg)

Prescription Required

174 people have bought this recently

Zidovir

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Zidovudine (100 mg)

Prescription Required

174 people have bought this recently

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Zidovir Information

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

Zidovir Benefits & Uses

Zidovir is used to treat the following -

  1. Primary

Zidovir 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 Zidovir

Zidovudine

Zidovir Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Anemia Moderate
  5. Erythema
  6. Confusion
  7. Depression Moderate
  8. Jaundice Moderate
  9. Chest Pain Moderate
  10. Wheezing Moderate

Zidovir Related Warnings

Is the use of Zidovir safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Zidovir safe during breastfeeding?

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

Zidovir has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Zidovir on the Liver?

Zidovir is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Zidovir on the Heart?

Zidovir has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Zidovir with Other Drugs

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

Fluconazole

Zidovir Contraindications

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

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Graves' Disease
  4. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  5. Anemia

Frequently asked Questions about Zidovir

Is this Zidovir habit forming or addictive?

Zidovir does not cause addiction.

No

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

After taking Zidovir you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Zidovir should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Zidovir cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Zidovir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Zidovir

Taking Zidovir with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Zidovir

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

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

Zidovir Price and Pack Size

Zidovir 100 Capsule

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Zidovir 300 Tablet

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Retrovir® (zidovudine)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 806-807
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1286-1288
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