(Azidothymidine) Lamivudine

Prescription Required

CompositionLamivudine Or Azidothymidine
Therapeutic ClassNucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)
DosagesDirected To The Physician
UsesEffective against HIV-1 infection, For prevention of maternal-fetal HIV transmission, and use for prevention of HIV infection in newborns.
Side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Headache, Decreased appetite, Muscle pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea

Habit FormingNo Habit Forming
StorageStore below 30°C
WarningsSometimes patients miss a dose of their medicine, so the patient should take the missed dose as soon as possible. But if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose but do not double the dose. This could be dangerous.