WHAT LAMIVUDINE TABLETS IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Lamivudine tablets belongs to a group of antiviral medicines, also known as antiretrovirals,
called nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).
These are used to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.
Lamivudine tablets is used in antiretroviral combination therapy for the treatment of HIV infection.
Lamivudine tablets reduces the amount of HIV virus in your body, and keeps it at a low level.
It also increases CD4 cell counts. CD4 cells are a type of white blood cell that plays an
important role in maintaining a healthy immune system to help fight infection.
Response to treatment with Lamivudine tablets varies between patients. Your doctor or health care provider will be monitoring the effectiveness of your treatment.
Lamivudine tablets may improve your condition, but it is not a cure for your HIV infection.
HIV infection is a disease spread by contact with blood or sexual contact with an infected individual.
Treatment with Lamivudine tablets has not been shown to reduce the risk of passing HIV infection on to others by sexual contact or by blood transfer. Therefore, you must continue to take appropriate precautions to avoid giving the virus to others.
During your treatment, other infections linked to your weakened immunity (opportunistic infections)
may arise. These will require specific and sometimes preventive treatment.Lamivudine Tablets – Taj Ando Pharmaceuticals, South Africa | Lamivudine tablets belongs to a group of antiviral medicines, also known as antiretrovirals,called nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).These are used to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Commonly reported (greater than 1 in every 100 patients treated) side effects are
The following side effects are uncommon (between 1 in 1,000 and 1 in 100 patients treated):