DUOVIR (Combivir)300mg/150mg – 60 tablet

DUOVIR (Combivir)300mg/150mg – 60 tablet

$55.30

Each Duovir contains Zidovudine/Lamivudine 60 pills. The are antiviral medicines, also known as antiretrovirals, for treatment of HIV.

ATC Classification: J05AR01
Active Ingrediant: Lamivudine and Zidovudine
Generic Name: DUOVIR
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: 300mg/150mg
Dosage Type: Tablet
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 60 Tab

Description

Lamivudine and Zidovudine Information


Pronunciation

la MI vyoo deen & zye DOE vyoo deen

 

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat HIV infection.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Headache

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Diarrhea

• Stuffy nose

• Runny nose

• Lack of appetite

• Dizziness

• Abdominal pain

• Abdominal cramps

• Joint pain

• Trouble sleeping

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Infection

• Lactic acidosis like fast breathing, fast heartbeat, abnormal heartbeat, vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath, severe loss of strength and energy, severe dizziness, feeling cold, or muscle pain or cramps

• Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin

• Pancreatitis like severe abdominal pain, severe back pain, severe nausea, or vomiting

• Depression

• Burning or numbness feeling

• Severe loss of strength and energy

• Muscle pain

• Muscle weakness

• Change in body fat

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Combivir may be confused with Combivent, Epivir

High alert medication:

This medication is in a class the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes among its list of drug classes that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

Other safety concerns:

AZT is an error-prone abbreviation (mistaken as azaTHIOprine, aztreonam)

 

Storage and Stability

Store between 2°C and 30°C (36°F and 86°F).

 

Adverse Reactions

See individual agents.

Brand

Cipla

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