X-VIR Entecavir 1 mg Tablets
Brand Name: X-VIR
Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Ltd
ABOUT X-VIR Tablets
X-VIR is an antiviral that belongs to a class of drugs known as hepatitis B virus nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
Entecavir is an antiviral medication.
Entecavir prevents certain virus cells from multiplying in your body. It
works by blocking the DNA synthesis in hepatitis B virus, a process essential
for the virus to grow and multiply. Entecavir thus stops the virus from
spreading in the body. It does not prevent spread of HBV infections to other
X-VIR is used to treat long-term hepatitis B infection. Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus. Long-term infection can cause liver damage, rarely liver cancer, and liver failure. Entecavir helps to decrease the amount of hepatitis B virus in your body.
is used to treat long-term infection of the liver (hepatitis) 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 (compensated
liver disease) and in individuals with damaged liver that does not function
properly (decompensate liver disease).
X-VIR Tablets Side Effects:
Side Effects Of Entecavir
Include Weakness, Dizziness, Tiredness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting,
Irregular Heart Beat, Light Headedness, Stomachache, Muscle Pain, Cold Legs,
Loss Of Appetite, Yellow Discolortaion Of Skin And Urine, Light-Colored Bowel
Movements, Difficulty Breathing, Dizziness. Serious Adverse Effects Include
Raised liver enzymes. Blood or sugar in the
urine. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth
care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose
stools (diarrhea). Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting
or lying down. Be careful climbing.
Elevated Liver Enzymes
X-VIR Tablets Precautions:
X Vir 1mg Tablet prevents
the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from
producing new viruses.
not discontinue taking entecavir without your doctor’s advice.
should be taken on an empty stomach. Please follow the instructions of your
consult your doctor before taking entecavir, if you are pregnant or planning to
become pregnant. Do consult your doctor before taking entecavir, if you are
not drive or operate machines if you feed dizzy, tired or sleepy after taking
consult your doctor before taking entecavir if you have Kidney disease, any
other liver disease or a liver transplant.
X-VIR Tablets INTERACTIONS:
Do not use X VIR 1 mg Tablet for any
conditions other than those specified by the doctor. Do not share the medicine
with anyone else. Report to the doctor all your medical conditions and current
medicines before taking this medication. Report any undesired effects or lack
of improvement to the doctor on priority.
your doctor before taking entecavir, if you have AIDS or HIV (human
immunodeficiency virus) infection. Tests for HIV should be performed before
taking entecavir in suspected individuals.
your doctor, if you have taken medicines containing active drug lamivudine
(Epivir, Epzicom, and Trizivir) or telbivudine. Inform your doctor about all
medications you have received in the past for treatment of hepatitis B.
of hepatitis B may occur while taking entecavir and upon discontinuation. Liver
function tests must be conducted while on treatment and upon discontinuation.
report symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and stomach pain to your doctor. These
might indicate development of a life-threatening side effect of entecavir
called lactic acidosis (excess lactic acid in blood). Lactic acidosis occurs
more often in women, particularly if they are very overweight.
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