Epivir Hbv

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Epivir Hbv is an antiviral medication used to treat hepatitis B virus infection. It works by slowing the growth of the virus, helping to improve liver function. It is not a cure for hepatitis B, but it may decrease the risk of developing liver cancer and cirrhosis.

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Epivir Hbv Information

Epivir Hbv Medication Information Leaflet

Common Use

Epivir Hbv (Lamivudine) is used to treat hepatitis B infection. It helps to decrease the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body by interfering with the virus's ability to multiply.

Generic Ingredient

The generic compound for Epivir Hbv is Lamivudine.

Classification

Epivir Hbv belongs to the class of medications called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).

Clinical Use

It is clinically used to improve liver function and reduce the risk of liver cancer and cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B.

Spectrum Of Activity

Epivir Hbv is specifically active against the hepatitis B virus and does not have activity against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Drug interaction

Epivir Hbv may interact with other medications, so it is important to inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medicines.

Dosage and Directions

The usual adult dose of Epivir Hbv is 100 mg once daily. It can be taken with or without food. Follow the directions provided by your doctor or pharmacist.

Contraindications and Precautions

Epivir Hbv is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to lamivudine. It should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems and those who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Possible side effect

Common side effects of Epivir Hbv may include headache, tiredness, dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. Contact your doctor if you experience any severe or persistent side effects.

Missed dose and Overdose

If you miss a dose of Epivir Hbv, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. In case of overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

Special Cases

In cases of severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B, discontinuation of Epivir Hbv should be carefully considered as the underlying condition may flare upon withdrawal of treatment.

Known Non-standard Use

Epivir Hbv may sometimes be used off-label in the treatment of HIV in combination with other antiretroviral agents.

Patient Considerations

Patients should be advised to undergo regular monitoring of liver function tests and to adhere to their treatment regimen as prescribed by their healthcare provider.

Possible Risks

There is a risk of developing lactic acidosis, hepatomegaly with steatosis, and severe acute exacerbations upon discontinuation of Epivir Hbv, especially in patients with advanced liver disease.

Breastfeeding and Pregnancy

Epivir Hbv should be used with caution during pregnancy, and the potential benefits should be weighed against the possible risks. It is excreted in breast milk, so caution is advised when considering its use during breastfeeding.

Known Alternatives

Alternatives to Epivir Hbv for the treatment of hepatitis B may include entecavir, tenofovir disoproxil, or tenofovir alafenamide.

Storage

Store Epivir Hbv at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.



Epivir Hbv FAQ

What is Epivir Hbv used for?

Epivir Hbv is used to treat chronic hepatitis B virus infection. It helps to decrease the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body by lowering the ability of the virus to multiply.

How should I take Epivir Hbv?

Epivir Hbv should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. It is usually taken once a day with or without food. It is important to follow the doctor's instructions and not to change the dosage unless instructed to do so.

What are the possible side effects of Epivir Hbv?

Common side effects of Epivir Hbv may include headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, or tiredness. It is important to discuss any concerning side effects with the doctor.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Epivir Hbv?

It is advisable to avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking Epivir Hbv as alcohol may increase the risk of liver problems, which is of particular concern for individuals with hepatitis B.

How long does it take for Epivir Hbv to work?

The time it takes for Epivir Hbv to work may vary from person to person. It is important to continue taking the medication as prescribed, even if there are no immediate signs of improvement, and to follow up with the doctor for monitoring.

Is Epivir Hbv a cure for hepatitis B?

Epivir Hbv is not a cure for hepatitis B, but it helps to control the virus and improve liver function. It is important to continue taking the medication as directed to receive the full benefit.

Can I take Epivir Hbv during pregnancy?

It is important to consult with a healthcare professional if considering taking Epivir Hbv during pregnancy, as the potential risks and benefits need to be carefully evaluated based on individual circumstances.

What should I do if I miss a dose of Epivir Hbv?

If a dose of Epivir Hbv is missed, it should be taken as soon as remembered unless it is almost time for the next dose. In that case, the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing schedule should be resumed. It is important not to take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

Can Epivir Hbv be taken with other medications?

It is important to inform the doctor about all medications being taken, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal supplements, as some medications may interact with Epivir Hbv. The doctor can provide guidance on the safest approach based on individual circumstances.

What tests are needed while taking Epivir Hbv?

While taking Epivir Hbv, the doctor may recommend regular monitoring through blood tests to assess liver function, hepatitis B virus levels, and overall health. It is important to attend these follow-up appointments as scheduled.




Epivir-hbv Purchasing Information

Can One order Epivir-hbv online in Singapore?

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Can I legally buy Epivir-hbv in Singapore without a prescription?

One can legally order Epivir-hbv online in Singapore via overseas online pharmacy. The order is legal as it originates from outside Singapore and is subject to the laws of the country where it is sold.

Where can I safely purchase Epivir-hbv online in Singapore?

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Epivir Hbv Properties

  • Clinical use: Antiretroviral and antiviral therapy
  • Spectrum of activity: HIV
  • Mechanism of action: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) that incorporates into viral DNA by viral reverse transcriptase, causing chain termination
  • Classification: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
  • Recommended Dosage: 150-300 mg orally once daily or in divided doses
  • Basic Side Effects: Fatigue, Cough, Nausea
  • Serious Side Effects: Lactic acidosis, Liver enlargement, Pancreatitis

Epivir-hbv Other/Alternative Names

Epivir

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