Sebivo 600Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Novartis India Ltd
Medicine composition: Telbivudine
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Sebivo 600Mg Tablet is a type of antiviral drug that is used to treat heaptitis B infection. It is a synthetic thymidine that works by impairing the DNA replication of hepatitis B virus.

You should not take Sebivo 600Mg Tablet if you have high levels of lactic acid in your blood, or an enlarged liver, or allergic to the medicine or any ingredient used in it. It is recommended that you consult a doctor before taking Sebivo 600Mg Tablet if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding, taking any medication or supplements, have undergone liver transplant, or had muscle or nerve problems in the past, if you are overweight, have been diagnosed with any other type of hepatitis, kidney problems, or have been receiving dialysis.

The common side effects that you may experience after taking Sebivo 600Mg Tablet includes cough, back pain, dizziness, diarrhoea, joint pain, headache, nausea, tiredness, pain in stomach, sore throat, or troble in sleeping. If any of these effects become bothersome or continue for prolonged periods then you should see a doctor as soon as possible.

Sebivo 600Mg Tablet is available as tablets of strength 600mg, which are to be taken orally. You have to take it once everyday, with or without food, but it is advised that you consult your doctor regarding the appropiate dosage.

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 Hepatologist before using this medicine.
  • Hiv Infection

  • Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Infection

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Sebivo 600mg 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?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

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

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sebivo 600Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Telbivudine, 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.

This medicine causes inhibition to HBV DNA polymerase by way of competition to the natural substrate, thymidine 5-triphosphate. This causes termination of synthesis of DNA strands inhibiting the viral replication process.

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

    Valgaids 450Mg Tablet

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About Sebivo 600Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Sebivo 600Mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Sebivo 600Mg Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Sebivo 600Mg Tablet ?
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