About the drug:
Nevirapine is a drug that belongs to a group of medicines known as NNTRIs or non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor drugs. It is used for the treatment of HIV and is a part of antiretroviral drug therapy. It is used in combination with one of more than one drug in the retroviral drug therapy.
Uses of the drug:
Nevirapine is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS.
Working of the drug:
Nevirapine is a non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNTRIs) drug. It works by blocking the enzyme, reverse transcriptase, which is an essential part of replication mechanism of HIV and thus, the drug reduces the amount of infectious virus in the body.
Nevimune 200 mg tablet is manufactured by Cipla, India. You can buy Nevirapine200 mg online at alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strength on our website:
- Nevimune tablets 200 mg
- Nevimune tablets 300 mg
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
Are taking any other drug in the combination retroviral therapy
Tell your doctor if you:
- Are pregnant and take all the medicine for HIV prescribed by the doctor, to prevent the spread of HIV to the unborn baby.
- Are breastfeeding. You should stop breastfeeding if you are infected with HIV
- Have blood pressure or kidney problems
- Have serious liver problem
- Have serious heart complaint
How much to take the drug?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. The usual dose is one 200 mg tablet once/ twice in a day, depending upon the condition of the patient.
How to take the drug?
To take the tablet, swallow it with glass full of water. Do not break or crush the tablet. Take the medicine with or without food, or ask your doctor in case of any confusion. HIV is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Take the tablet at the same time each day so as to avoid any missdose.
Always take the prescribed drugs as directed by your doctor in combination with other HIV drugs. The drug comes with a warning card that lists the symptoms of allergic reactions. You can buy Nevimune 200 online at alldaychemist.com.
For how long to take it?
This drug controls the multiplication of HIV but does not cure the problem. Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it.
If you feel any frightening symptoms, then immediately call the doctor and inform him about the possible side effects of over dosage. If the situation worsens then visit the nearest healthcare center or call the emergency helpline number.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
Some common side effects of Nevirapine are tiredness, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. This medicine also causes a rash which is common but it may be confused with a rare and serious rash. Let your doctor know immediately if you get a rash. Changes in body fat deposition may occur while taking HIV medication such as increased fat in deposition in the upper back and stomach areas whereas less fat in arms and legs.
Nevirapine can also cause severe or life threatening damage to your liver. Seek medical attention right away if you have any of the following symptoms of liver damage: Severe pain in upper stomach which advances to the back, nausea and vomiting, fast heartbeats, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, or jaundice.
Some people may experience deterioration of a previous medical condition as their immune system recovers, or develop new conditions due to overactive immune system. Let your doctor known right away if you develop any new condition or any of your existing conditions worsen.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Nevirapine. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Common drug interactions:
Some drugs can interact with Nevirapine such as Maraviroc, Fentanyl, Methadone, blood thinners, certain antibiotics like Clarithromycin or Rifabuting, antifungal drugs like Fluconazole or Voriconazole, ergot medicines (Ergotamine, Ergonovine, or Methylergonovine), heart or blood pressure medicines, immunosuppressive medicines, or seizure medicines.
However, these are not the only medicines that can interact with Nevirapine. There may be others as well. Inform your doctor about all other medicines and related products which you may be using. Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first.
Things to remember:
- Store this medication in a cool and dry place
- Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first
- Remember to follow your doctor’s advice properly for best results.
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