ABOUT THE DRUG:
Entecavir is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in X-Vir tablets. Entecavir tablet is commonly prescribed for the treatment of HIV patients infected with hepatitis B virus, compensated or decompensated liver disease, liver infection along with several other problems
USES OF THE DRUG:
Entecavir is used to treat long-term infection of the liver caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is also used to prevent HBV reinfection after liver transplant and to treat HIV patients infected with HBV. Entecavir can be used in individuals with damaged liver that still functions properly and in individuals with damaged liver that does not function properly.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Entecavir. Entecavir is an antiviral drug and belongs to a class of drugs called synthetic nucleoside analogues. It works by stopping the DNA synthesis in hepatitis B virus, a process essential for the growth of the virus. Entecavir thus, stops the virus from spreading in the body. It does not prevent spread of HBV infections in other people.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
X- Vir – 0.5 mg Tablet
X- vir – 1 mg Tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Entecaviror any other ingredient of the medicine
Are pregnant or planning to have baby in the near future
Are breastfeeding mother
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have HIV infection
Have any kidney problem
Havea history of liver problems
Are very overweight
Are taking nucleoside analogues for a long time
Have a history of any skin reactions such as rash, hives, and itching
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 0.5 mg tablets to substitute one 1 mg Tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken without the food. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not crush or break the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking the dose, even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Entecavir, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time is nearby to the next dose. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time, can lead to an overdose, which can be poisonous and harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF X VIR 0.5MG:
• Unusual tiredness
• Worsening of hepatitis B infection
• Lactic acidosis
• Unusual weight loss
• Shortness of breath
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and always carry the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: Gentamycin, Amphotericin B, Cyclosporine, ibuprofen, tacrolimus, vancomycin, aspirin. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have a similar symptoms as you are having
Do not use this medication for any other disease without contacting to the doctor
In case you do not feel even after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor as soon as possible.
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it.
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