Emduo-30 Tablets

EMDUO-30 TABLETS DETAILS:

Brand: Emduo

Content: Lamivudine & Stavudine

From: Tablets

Manufacturer : Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited


WHAT IS EMDUO-30 TABLETS?

Lamivudine prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

Lamivudine belongs to a class of medication called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. It decreases the amount of virus (HIV and hepatitis) in the blood. It also increases the number of infection fighting cells in the body (CD 4 cells. Stavudine belongs to a group of drugs called as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting multiplication of viruses thus decreasing their levels in the infected patient.


MEDICINE USES:

Lamivudine indicated as part of antiviral combination therapy for the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected adults and children and also used in the treatment of Hepatitis B virus infection. Stavudine is used in combination with other anti-viral drugs in the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.

Emduo E 30 Kit is used for HIV, Suppression of immunity, Cancer, Infections, HIV infection, Hepatitis b virus infectionand other conditions. Emduo E 30 Kit may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Emduo E 30 Kit contains Efavirenz, Lamivudine and Stavudine as active ingredients.

Emduo E 30 Kit works by inhibiting multiplication of viruses; blocking RNA-dependent DNA polymerase function in viral DNA replication; increasing the number of infection fighting cells in the body.

EMDUO-30 COMMON SIDE EFFECT:

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as nausea, joint pain, difficulty sleeping, diarrhea, cough, dizziness, swelling of the mouth, headache, reduced appetite, weakness, vomiting, darkening of the urine, numbness, mental/ mood disorders, ear pain, itchiness, sore throat and chest pain. If your reactions persist or worsen over time seek the help of your health care provider right away.


The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Emduo E 30 Kit. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.


Some people develop lactic acidosis while taking lamivudine/Stavudine. Early symptoms may get worse over time and this condition can be fatal. Get emergency medical.



Muscle pain or weakness; numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs; trouble breathing, feeling dizzy, light-headed, tired, or very weak.
Stomach pain, nausea with vomiting or fast or uneven heart rate.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.


EMDUO-30 TABLETS- DRUG PRECAUTIONS:


Before using Emduo E 30 Kit, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Always taken in combination with other anti-HIV medicines and never alone

Any signs of skin rash or inflammation or infection

Avoid drinking alcohol

Avoid driving and operating heavy machinery if you experience dizziness from taking this medication

Avoid pregnancy

Children

EMDUO-30 TABLETS- DRUG INTERACTIONS: 

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Emduo E 30 Kit may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Emduo E 30 Kit may interact with the following drugs and products:

Ativan

Ergostat

Indinavir

Norvir

Saquinavir

Sulfamethoxazole

 





 


 

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