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Empetus 100Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Ritonavir
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Empetus 100Mg Tablet, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, is used to treat HIV-1. Do not use this drug, if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using this drug tell your doctor whether you are using any prescription, non-prescription medications or other herbal, dietary pills and supplements.

It is advised to not to use this drug, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Common side effects of this drug include increased neutrophils, decreased white blood cells, decreased neutrophils, increased eosinophils, decreased haemoglobin, thrombocytopenia, Anaphylaxis, urticaria, etc.

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

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

  • Hiv Infection

  • Hypersensitivity

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Decrease In White Blood Cells And Platelets

  • Decreased Haemoglobin Level In Blood

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Urticaria

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

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

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Empetus 100Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This drug is an anti-HIV Protease inhibitor. It interferes with Protease, an enzyme used by HIV-infected cells to produces new viruses. It inhibits the activity of Protease enzyme, thereby causing HIV-affected cells to create fewer viruses.

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

  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with PDE5 inhibitors, Colchicine, Ethinyl estradiol, Glucocorticoids, Rivaroxaban, etc.
  • Interaction with Disease


    This drug interacts with haemophilia, pancreatitis, liver disease, kidney disease etc.

Ques: What is Empetus 100Mg Tablet?

Ans: This drug, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, is used to treat HIV-1.

Ques: How long do I need to use Empetus 100Mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Empetus 100Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Empetus 100Mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Empetus 100Mg Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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