Efavir 600mg Tablet 30'S

Viral Rx required
30 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cipla Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.1,933.41
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What is EFAVIR 600MG?

  • EFAVIR 600MG contains Efavirenz which belongs to a class of antiretroviral medicines called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs)
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What EFAVIR 600MG is used for?

  • EFAVIR 600MG is used to treat HIV infection

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Efavirenz or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have a heart condition, such as changes in the rhythm or rate of the heartbeat, a slow heartbeat, or severe heart disease
  • have a history of mental illness, including depression or of substance or alcohol abuse
  • have a history of convulsions (fits or seizures)
  • have a history of liver disease, including active chronic hepatitis
  • You should not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant. Your doctor may require you to take a pregnancy test to ensure you are not pregnant before starting treatment with EFAVIR 600MG
  • If you could get pregnant while receiving EFAVIR 600MG, you need to use a reliable form of barrier contraception (for example, a condom) with other methods of contraception including oral (pill) or other hormonal contraceptives (for example, implants, injection)
  • You should not breast feed your baby if you are taking EFAVIR 600MG
  • EFAVIR 600MG is not recommended for children under the age of 3 months or weighing less than 3.5 kg
  • EFAVIR 600MG contains Efavirenz and may cause dizziness, impaired concentration and drowsiness. If you are affected, do not drive and do not use any tools or machines

Talk to your doctor, if you are taking:

  • other anti virals such as protease inhibitors: darunavir, indinavir, lopinavir/ritonavir, ritonavir, ritonavir boosted atazanavir, saquinavir or fosamprenavir/saquinavir
  • clarithromycin, rifabutin, rifampicin, used to treat tuberculosis (TB)
  • voriconazole, used to treat fungal infections
  • carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital
  • atorvastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin
  • methadone (a medicine used to treat opiate addiction)
  • sertraline (a medicine used to treat depression)
  • bupropion (a medicine used to treat depression or to help you stop smoking)
  • diltiazem or similar medicines (called calcium channel blockers which are medicines typically used for high blood pressure or heart problems)
  • immunosuppressants such as cyclosporine, sirolimus, or tacrolimus
  • hormonal contraceptive, such as birth control pills, an injected contraceptive (for example, depo-provera) or a contraceptive implant (for example, implanon)
  • warfarin or acenocoumarol (medicines used to reduce clotting of the blood)
  • ginkgo biloba extracts (an herbal preparation)
  • medicines used to treat heart rhythm problems such as flecainide or metoprolol
  • medicines used to treat depression such as imipramine, amitriptyline or clomipramine
  • EFAVIR 600MG is for oral use
  • It is recommended to be taken on an empty stomach preferably at bedtime. This may make some side effects (for example, dizziness, drowsiness) less troublesome. An empty stomach is commonly defined as 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal
  • It is recommended that this medicine be swallowed whole with water
  • It must be taken every day
  • It should never be used alone to treat HIV. EFAVIR 600MG must always be taken in combination with other anti-HIV medicines

If you take more EFAVIR 600MG

  • If you take too much EFAVIR 600MG, contact your doctor or nearest emergency department for advice

If you forget to take EFAVIR 600MG

  • Try not to miss a dose
  • If you do miss a dose, take the next dose as soon as possible, but do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking EFAVIR 600MG

  • Do not stop taking EFAVIR 600MG without consulting your doctor 
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • severe skin rash
  • weight gain and in levels of blood lipids and glucose
  • skin rash
  • abnormal dreams, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, headache, difficulty sleeping, drowsiness, problems with coordination or balance
  • stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
  • itching
  • tiredness
  • feeling anxious, feeling depressed
  • nervousness, forgetfulness, confusion, fitting (seizures), abnormal thoughts
  • blurred vision
  • feeling of spinning or tilting (vertigo)
  • pain in the abdomen (stomach) caused by inflammation of the pancreas allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) that may cause severe skin reactions (erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • yellow skin or eyes, itching or pain in the abdomen (stomach) caused by inflammation of the liver
  • breast enlargement in males
  • angry behavior, mood being affected, seeing or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations), mania (mental condition characterized by episodes of overactivity, elation or irritability), paranoia, suicidal thoughts, catatonia (condition in which the patient is rendered motionless and speechless for a period)
  • tremor (shaking)
  • flushing
  • itchy rash caused by a reaction to sunlight
  • liver failure

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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Efavir 600mg Tablet 30'S

Efavir 600mg Tablet 30'S Mfr: Cipla Ltd

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