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Dinosin 100Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Hetero Drugs Ltd
Medicine composition: Didanosine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Dinosin 100Mg Tablet is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor. It is used along with other highly active anti-retroviral drugs to treat patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. It functions by inhibiting the growth of the virus. The medicine is to be administered orally. It comes in the form of tablets for adults and children that are capable of swallowing it, and in the form of a powder, to be made into an oral solution for children aged two weeks or older.

This medicine must be taken on an empty stomach. The recommended dosage will vary with a lot of factors, such as the severity of your condition. Keep in mind that while this medication will not cure HIV/AIDS, it will definitely help you live a longer and healthier life.

Serious adverse effects of the medicine include inflammation of the pancreas, liver disorders and build up of lactic acid in the body. Other possible effects are sudden changes in body weight, blurred vision, and dry eyes. Avoid taking this medicine along with stavudine if you are pregnant. Do not take this medicine or breastfeed your child, if you are a lactating woman with HIV. Inform your doctor about your medical history, medications used and your allergies.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a HIV Specialist before using this medicine.

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  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Dinosin 100mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Dinosin 100mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Didanosine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Dinosin 100Mg Tablet the drug is used against HIV/AIDS. Its intracellular metabolism converts it into dideoxyadenosine triphosphate (ddATP) responsible for inhibiting HIV reverse transcriptase enzyme. The inhibitory action of ddATP competes with that of natural dATP. The drug terminates viral DNA growth by incorporating itself in the viral DNA.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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