Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s

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Drug Strength: 600 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Efavir tablet contains Efavirenz | belongs to Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor

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    How it works

    Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Although Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s does not cure HIV, it may decrease your chance of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related illnesses such as serious infections or cancer.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s

    • Depression severe
    • Itching and skin rash severe
    • Forgetfulness severe
    • Confusion severe
    • Headache severe
    • Difficult or painful urination severe
    • Pain in the lower back and side severe
    • Diarrhea
    • Dizziness
    • Drowsiness
    • Trouble sleeping

    Uses of Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • HIV infection

      This medicine is used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s .

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • CNS effects

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of CNS side effects such as hallucinations, dizziness, drowsiness, abnormal dreams, etc. Patients should be closely monitored for any changes in mood or behavior. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Fat redistribution

      This medicine may cause fat gain or fat loss from the body. This may result in peripheral wasting, facial wasting, breast enlargement, and Cushingoid appearance. Close monitoring of body weight and body fat distribution is necessary while receiving this medicine. Any changes in the body should be informed to the doctor on priority.

    • Hepatotoxicity

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of liver diseases and active liver diseases. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Hypercholesterolemia

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with high cholesterol and triglycerides levels due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Frequent monitoring of lipid levels is advised in patients receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Immune reconstitution syndrome

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of immune reconstitution syndrome. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures and dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      If a dose of Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s is missed take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Citalopram severe
    • Fluconazole severe
    • Amiodarone severe
    • Ciprofloxacin severe
    • Azithromycin severe
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Liver function should be closely assessed before and during treatment with this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with high cholesterol and triglycerides levels due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Frequent monitoring of lipid levels is advised in patients receiving this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of CNS disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of such patients for any change in behavior or mood is recommended. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take This medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that proper hygiene measures are adopted. Complete the course of treatment to prevent the spread of the infection. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine.

    Other details

    • To be taken on an empty stomach
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s?

    Dizziness, nausea, headache, fatigue, rash including erythema multiforme & Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, allergic reaction, abnormal coordination, ataxia, confusion, stupor, vertigo, vomiting, diarrhoea, hepatitis, impaired concentration, insomnia, anxiety, abnormal thinking, agitation, amnesia, delirium, emotional liability, euphoria, hallucination & psychosis. Raised liver enzymes and serum amylase, hepatic failure, lipodystrophy, metabolic abnormalities.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s?

    Adults: In combination with protease inhibitor &/or nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTls): 600 mg once daily. Adolescent & Children: lt; 17 yr: Combination therapy with protease inhibitor &/or NRTls: gt;40 kg: 600 mg once daily; 32.5 – lt;40 kg: 400 mg once daily; 25 – lt;32.5 kg: 350 mg once daily, 20 – lt;25 kg: 300 mg once daily; 15 – lt;20 kg: 250 mg once daily; 13 – lt;15 kg: 200 mg once daily. Children lt;3 yr or lt;13 kg: No studies. Children lt;40 kg: Tab formulation unsuitable.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Efavir tablet 600 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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