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Teevir Tablet

Manufacturer: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Emtricitabine, Tenofovir, Efavirenz
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 04, 2019

This medication is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). It is used to treat HIV infection. This drug filters out the HIV from the blood, it does not cure the disease but is helpful in preventing AIDS.

Seek immediate medical attention in case you notice any serious side effects or if any mild side effect stays long. Common side effects of this medicine include

  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Pain during urination
  • Fatigue

  • Hiv Infection

  • Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Infection

  • Allergy

  • Renal Impairment

  • Impaired Liver Function

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    This medicine is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

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

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

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

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration this medicine has an impact is is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The within this medicine starts showing its result is not clinically established.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Its habit forming tendency is not reported till now.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor

This medication is used for the prevention and treatment of HIV infection. The drug looks to interfere with the reverse transcriptase procedure, which converts HIV RNA into DNA. This activity occurs by way of competition to deoxyadenosine 5’triphosphate, natural substrate after getting incorporated within the DNA by termination of the chain.

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 Disease

    This medication interacts with Hepatic impairment, Increase in cholesterol levels, CNS disorders, and Renal Dysfunction.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Cisplatin, Citalopram, Fluconazole, Gentamicin, Amiodarone, Leflunomide, Aspirn, Ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin, Tobramycin, Lamivudine, Methotrexate, and Zalcitabine.
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About Teevir Tablet
What are the uses of Teevir Tablet
What are the contraindications of Teevir Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Teevir Tablet ?
Key highlights of Teevir Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Teevir Tablet ?