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Generic Epivir (tm) Lamivudine 150mg

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Generic Name : Lamivudine
Therapy : HIV
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Generic Epivir (tm) Lamivudine 150mg

Brand : Epivir
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Generic Epivir® : LAMIVUDINE
LAMIVUDINE is the chemical name of the active ingredient in Epivir®
Epivir® is the registered trademark of GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

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Medication Information about Generic Epivir
Important information about usage, risks and possible side-effects..

Tablets Chemical Name: LAMIVUDINE (la-MI-vyoo-deen)

Possible Uses of Epivir: This medicine is a nucleoside analogue used in combination with zidovudine (Retrovir or AZT) to manage human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV).

Before using Epivir: WARNING: Lamivudine has caused severe, even fatal, liver and blood acid-base problems (lactic acidosis). Immediately notify your doctor if you develop dark urine, unusual fatigue, yellowing of the skin or eyes, rapid breathing, drowsiness, muscle aches, or stomach/abdominal pain. Different brands of this drug have different amounts of active drug. Do not switch brands of this medication without first checking with your doctor. If you have an HIV infection, you should be taking the higher strength dosage. Consult your doctor or pharmacist. Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are also taking zalcitabine. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions or allergies. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a history of pancreatitis. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.

How to take Epivir: Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. This medicine may be taken on an empty stomach or with food. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. CONTINUE TO TAKE THIS MEDICINE even if you feel well. 

Precautions When Using Epivir: DO NOT EXCEED THE RECOMMENDED DOSE of this medicine without checking with your doctor. Exceeding the recommended dose of this medicine may not provide additional benefits, and may increase the risks of side effects. KEEP ALL DOCTOR AND LABORATORY APPOINTMENTS while you are taking this medicine. DO NOT STOP TAKING THIS MEDICINE without first checking with your doctor. THIS MEDICINE WILL NOT PREVENT YOU FROM SPREADING HIV through sexual contact. If you have any questions concerning how to prevent the spreading of HIV, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. THIS MEDICINE MAY NOT PREVENT OTHER INFECTIONS. If your health changes, check with your doctor. BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Lamivudine should be used with extreme caution in children with pancreatitis. IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS DRUG IS EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.

Side Effects of Epivir: SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include headache, nausea, difficulty sleeping, or muscle pain. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience sore throat; chills; fever; diarrhea; fast, shallow breathing; severe muscle pain or cramping; stomach discomfort; feeling cold, dizzy, or lightheaded; slow or irregular heartbeat; unusual weakness or exhaustion; or unusual bleeding or bruising. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Drug Interactions of Epivir: Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job.Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take with and without a prescription. 

Missed dose of Epivir: IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE and you are taking 1 dose daily, take the missed dose if you remember the same day. Skip the missed dose if you do not remember until the next day. do not double the next dose

Storage of Epivir: Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

Other Information of Epivir:
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.

COST OF Epivir : The lowest MyGenericPharmacy.com price for the most common version of Epivir (Lamivudine) is around $1.55, 75% off the average online retailing price of $190.14.


1. What is Lamivudine (Epivir) and what is it used for?
Lamivudine is a medical drug sold under the name Epivir which belongs to a class of medication called NRTI(Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors). This medicine is used to treat or prevent HIV(Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS(Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) by reducing the amount of HIV and hepatitis B in the blood so that the immune system can work better.

2. When and how to use Lamivudine?
Lamivudine is available to us in a form of pill that must be taken by mouth with or without food as per your doctor's prescription. It is usually taken once or twice a day daily. The dosage and length of the treatment is based on your medical condition and its response to the treatment. For children, it is also based on their body weight. Swallow the tablet whole rather than chewing or crushing it in your mouth as it may release all the drug in your mouth which increases the risk of side effects. Your doctor may start you with a low dose which will increase gradually. Take the medicine daily at the same time to get the most benefits from it. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed as this may also increase the risk of side effects without any improvement in your condition. Discuss all the other medicines that you might be taking along with Lamivudine for the same or different reasons. Follow the medical prescription carefully and inform your doctor in case of any exception or confusion.

3. What are the side effects of Lamivudine?
Common side effects observed while medicating with Lamivudine are vomiting, nausea, headache, loss of appetite or trouble sleeping may occur. Inform your doctor if these conditions persist or get worse. There are some serious side effects involved with this medicine which must be informed to the doctor right away if observed such as mental/mood changes (depression), stomach/back pain with nausea, easy bleeding/bruising, signs of anemia(unusual tiredness, rapid heartbeat, pale/bluish skin) etc. There are also some severe allergic reaction involved with this medicine which require immediate medical attention if observed such as unexplained weight loss, severe tiredness, muscle aches/weakness that doesn't go away, headache that are severe or don't go away, joint pain, numbness/tingling of the hands/feet/arms/legs, vision changes, signs of infection (such as fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, trouble sleeping, non-healing skin sores), nervousness, heat intolerance, fast/pounding/irregular heartbeat, unusual growth in the neck/thyroid known as a goiter, swallowing/moving your eyes, drooping face, paralysis, trouble speaking, rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), seizures, severe dizziness, symptoms of liver problems (nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, loss of appetite, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine), symptoms of lactic acidosis (deep/rapid breathing, drowsiness, nausea/vomiting) etc.

4. Is Lamivudine an effective medication?
Lamivudine is a prescribed medicine that is used to treat HIV and AIDS. According to a 4 week course study, Lamivudine was found to be an effective and safe medicine in suppression of Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carrier in Chinese patients. Although the suppression was 90% and higher but reversible. There are no long term Lamivudine administration studies that prove the prolonged suppression of the same disease.

5. How long does Lamivudine take to work?
According to a general course schedule, patient may stop using Lamivudine for a temporary period of 1 week and later for 2,4, and 8 weeks could be monitored for 12 week for different parameters such as HBV DNA level, aminotransferase level and CD4+ and CD8+ T cell response.

6. Which Lamivudine combination is better?
According to antiretroviral therapy in adults dealing with HIV infection, the combination of Lamivudine and zidovudine has proven to has greater antiviral activity which also involves better tolerable rate than the combination of indinavir, lamivudine and zidovudine together.

7. What precautions must be taken before medicating with Lamivudine?
Before the onset of Lamivudine medication, you must inform your doctor regarding certain conditions such as allergies related to it, or any other allergies as these products may contain some ingredient that causes an allergic reaction inside your body. Tell your doctor if you have any medical history related to liver disease, kidney problems, alcohol use, pancreatitis, etc. Inform your doctor regarding all the products you use including herbal, prescribed, and non-prescribed medicine before undergoing any surgery. Use of alcohol and marijuana will make you dizzier than its usual effect which must be avoided.

8. Can a pregnant woman use Lamivudine?
Lamivudine is a kind of medicine that may reduce the risk of infection getting passed on to the unborn child. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before medicating with Lamivudine during pregnancy.

9. Can you take Lamivudine with an antibiotic?
Lamivudine can be used as a combination with an antibiotic agent to treat various bacterial infections including traveler's diarrhea, urinary tract infections, etc. Before using the combination, consult with your doctor regarding the interaction between these drugs.

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