• Lazid Tablet

Lazid Tablets Details:

Brand: Lazid

Content:  Lamivudine 150mg & Zidovudine 300 mg

Strength: 150 & 300 mg

From: Tablets

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited


 LAZID TABLETS

Lazid Tablet is a nucleoside analogue. It is used in combination with other medications to treat HIV infection. It functions by interfering with the growth of the HIV infection.

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


MEDICINE USES:

Lamivudine is used in the treatment of HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

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.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if; you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Lazid Tablet, you are taking any other medications especially emtricitabine and zalcitabine, you have enlarged liver/ high levels of lactic acid/ abnormal liver functioning/ muscle problems/ kidney problems/ lactic acidosis nerve disorder/ pancreas problem, you are overweight, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.

LAZID TABLETS COMMON SIDE EFFECT:

Lazid Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lazid N Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Ear infection, Nasal infection, Throat infection, Sore throat, Skin rash, Muscle pain, Fever, Chills, Diarrhoea.

LAZID TABLETS- DRUG PRECAUTIONS:

Consult your doctor if you have diabetes and are using insulin.

Patients receiving this therapy are always at a risk for infections and hence should report any such cases to the doctor.

Consult your doctor if you take any prescription medication; Inform your doctor if you take other medicine for treatment of HIV or hepatitis B infection, hairy cell leukemia a type of blood cancer or antibiotics for infection.

Lamivudine may rarely cause a serious side effect like lactic acidosis with symptoms such as pain or weakness of muscle, numbness or feeling cold in arms or legs, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of breath, aberrant heart rate, dizziness, weak or tired feeling; hence, inform the doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms.

LAZID TABLETS- DRUG INTERACTIONS: 

It is possible to pass on HIV when on this medication and hence it is important to take necessary precautions to prevent HIV from spreading.

Inform you doctor if you notice signs of change in the distribution of fat (lipodystrophy), erosion of bones (osteronecrosis), or inflammation of pancreas (pancreatitis).

If you are on therapy it is important to use effective non hormonal method of contraception or condom so that a pregnancy can be avoided.

Use with caution in pediatric patients with a history of pancreatitis or other significant risk factors for pancreatitis.

 


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Lazid Tablet

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