Becovir is used to treat HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in combination with other anti-HIV medicines. It prevents the multi... View More
Uses of Becovir
Side effects of Becovir
How to use Becovir
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. Becovir is to be taken wit... View More
How Becovir works
Becovir is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears u... View More
What if you forget to take Becovir?
If you miss a dose of Becovir, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
HIV-1 infection, Chronic hepatitis B
May be taken with or without food. Take consistently either always w/ or always w/o food.
Oral Chronic hepatitis B; HIV infection (Indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for treatment of HIV-1 infection) Adult: 300 mg onc... View More
HIV Infection <2 years: Safety and efficacy not established >2 years: 8 mg/kg PO qDay; not to exceed 300 mg/day Hepatitis B Infection <12 years... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis patients: 300 mg once every 7 days or after a cumulative total of 12 hr of dialysis. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendatio... View More
Tenofovir is contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to Tenofovir or any component of the product.
Mode of Action
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, a diester prodrug of tenofovir, is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor. After oral absorption, tenofovir disopro... View More
Patient w/ hepatomegaly or other risk factors for liver disease. Renal impairment. Pregnancy. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness, if affe... View More
>10% Asthenia (11%),Diarrhea (16%),Nausea (11%),Pain (12%) 1-10% Anorexia,Depression,Myalgia,Peripheral neuropathy,Dyspepsia,Rash,Headache,Vomiting... View More
Decreased atazanavir concentration with tenofovir unless also co-administered with ritonavir. Increased serum concentration of tenofovir or co-administe... View More
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