Duovir N (150+200+300)mg Tablet
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|Generic For||Duovir- N|
|Generic Name||Lamivudine, Nevirapine and Zidovudine|
Duovir-N contains three drugs: Lamivudine, Nevirapine and Zidovudine. It is the medicine that is used with other HIV drugs for the control of HIV infections. This drug is very effective in decreasing the chances of a person getting infected with this virus. It improves the condition of the patient. Lamivudine and Zidovudine are both NRTIs, i.e. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors while Nevirapine is a non-NTRIs (NNTRIs). This medicine is used for HIV infections. HIV is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus; this virus is responsible for spreading AIDS disease. HIV can be transmitted through blood transfusion, mother to child during pregnancy and sexual contact with infected persons etc.
Duovir-N will not keep you from spreading HIV to others, so, take the necessary precautions. The severe effects of this drug mostly occur in women and obese people. Tell your doctor immediately if the liver problems worsen. Keep regular contact with your doctor in case of emergency. Patients should never miss the dose as it’s a part of combination therapy. Certain drugs might interfere in the action of the other drugs. Some interactions may result in serious side effects. Drugs such as interferon alfa, probenecid, ribavirin, stavudine, and zalcitabine may interact with your triple combination medicine. Some medicines are involved in the removal of Zidovudine such as Fluconazole, Rifampin, and Valproic Acid. Tell your doctor about all the drugs you have taken in the past or are taking including the herbal medicines. Ask your doctor to get the full list of the medications needed to be avoided while taking the medication as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice nausea, diarrhoea, stuffy nose, muscle pain, unexplained weight loss, joint pain, vision changes, skin rashes, hives and itching, tiredness, heat intolerance, thyroid gland enlargement or goitre, increased bruising or bleeding, and signs of pancreatitis.
The dosage of Duovir-N may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your doctor will determine your dosage after examining you properly. The recommended dose in children/adults having a bodyweight above 25 kg or more is one tablet twice in a day. Children weighing below 25 kg are not recommended to take the drug. Duovir N comes as tablets and is taken orally with water. Take this medication with a full glass of water. Follow the directions given by the doctor on your prescription carefully and take it exactly as directed by the doctor. Do not take more or less than the prescribed amount of medicine. The capsule can be taken with or without food. Discuss the time of the day the drug should be taken with your doctor and take the capsule as prescribed by him. Take the dose at the correct time and that too the right quantity because the improvement of the condition of the patient depends upon the correct dose taken at the proper time. Continue to take the drug for as long as the doctor recommends. Do not stop taking medicines without consulting the doctor. Stopping the dose or taking it more often than prescribed may cause an increase in the number of viruses and will make this situation worse and difficult to treat.