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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lamivir 100. Please consult your doctor.
Lamivir 100 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Lamivir 100 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.... View More
Lamivir 100 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lamivir 100 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamivir 100 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lamivir 100 is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Lamivir 100 is recommended.
Lamivir 100 is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human ce... View More
Uses of Lamivir 100
- HIV infection
- Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection
Side effects of Lamivir 100
- Runny nose
How to use Lamivir 100
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lamivir 100 may be taken w... View More
How Lamivir 100 works
Lamivir 100 is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clea... View More
What if you forget to take Lamivir 100?
If you miss a dose of Lamivir 100, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- You have been prescribed Lamivir HBV Tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
- In combination with other medicines, it is used for the treatment of HIV infections.
- Take it with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.
- Lamivir HBV Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- You may still develop infections or other illnesses associated with viral infection while taking this medication.
- You can also pass on HIV or HBV to others. Don't share needles or personal items that can have blood or body fluids on them.
- During treatment and for at least six months after stopping this medicine, regular blood tests are needed to monitor your liver function, level of hepat... View More
HIV infection, Chronic hepatitis B
May be taken with or without food.
Oral HIV infection Adult: 150 mg bid or 300 mg once daily, in combination with other antiretrovirals. Chronic hepatitis B Adult: 100 mg once daily... View More
Oral HIV infection Child: 3 mth-12 yr: 4 mg/kg bid. Max: 300 mg/day. Chronic hepatitis B Child: >2 yr: 3 mg/kg once daily. Max: 100 mg/day.
Oral HIV infection Renal impairment: Dialysis patients: Not recommended. CrCl (ml/min) 30-49 1st dose 150 mg, then 150 mg once daily. 15-29 1st do... View More
Mode of Action
Lamivudine, a nucleoside analogue, is phosphorylated in the body to the active triphosphate form. In the active form, it inhibits hepatitis B virus poly... View More
Discontinue use if there is rapid increase in aminotransferase levels, progressive hepatomegaly, or metabolic or lactic acidosis of unknown origin. Disc... View More
>10% Cough,Diarrhea,Fatigue & malaise,Fever (peds),Headache,Musculoskeletal pain,Nausea,Nervous system neuropathy,Pancreatitis,Peripheral neuropathy,Na... View More
Renal excretion may be inhibited by high doses of trimethoprim (co-trimoxazole). May antagonise the antiviral action of zalcitabine.
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More