Nevimune - Nevirapine 200mg Tablets
Brand Name: Nevimune
Contents: Nevirapine 200mg
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Packing: Pack of 10 Tabs
Nevimune belongs to a class of anti-HIV medicines called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). Reverse transcriptase is an enzyme that HIV needs in order to multiply. It stops reverse transcriptase from working, and thus helps control HIV-1 infection.
MEDICINE USES :
Nevirapine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body. It is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It will not prevent or cure HIV or AIDS.
NEVIRAPINE SIDE EFFECTS :
mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach pain; muscle pain; headache, tired feeling; or changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist).
Stop using Nevirapine and call your doctor at once if you have:
fever, swollen gums, painful mouth sores, pain when swallowing, skin sores, cold or flu symptoms, cough, trouble breathing;
any other signs of new infection; or the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
NEVIMUNE NEVIRAPINE TABLETS PRECAUTIONS :
· Before taking NEVIMUNE, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
· Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: diabetes, heart problems (coronary disease, heart attack), lipid problems (high cholesterol or triglycerides/fats), hemophilia, and liver problems.
· Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Children may be
more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially diarrhea or rash.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication.
· It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Because breast milk can transmit HIV, do not breast-feed.
This is not a complete list. Ask your health care provider for more information.
STORAGE REQUIREMENTS :
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Store in a safe place out of the reach of children.
DRUG INTERACTIONS :
Many drugs can interact with Nevirapine, or make it less effective. Not all possible interactions are listed here. Tell your doctor about all your medications and any you start or stop using during treatment with Nevirapine, especially:
a blood thinner (warfarin, Coumadin);
an antibiotic such as clarithromycin or rifabutin;
antifungal medicine such as fluconazole or voriconazole;
ergot medicine such as ergotamine, dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, or methylergonovine;
heart or blood pressure medications such as amiodarone, diltiazem, disopyramide, felodipine, nifedipine, verapamil, and others;
medication to prevent organ transplant rejection;
other HIV medicines such as darunavir, fosamprenavir, nelfinavir, indinavir, ritonavir, or saquinavir; or
seizure medication such as carbamazepine, clonazepam, or ethosuximide.