ENTECAVIR 0.5MG TABLET (ENTEHEP) UP TO 49% OFF

ENTECAVIR 0.5MG TABLET (ENTEHEP) UP TO 49% OFF

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : entecavir
  • Manufacturer: zydus
  • Indication: Hepatitis
  • Packaging: strip
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 0.5mg

Medicine Details

Brand Name: Entehep

Generic Name: Entecavir

Manufacturer: Zydus

Dosage Form: Tablet

Strength: 0.5mg

Composition: Entecavir

Packaging: 30 tablets

Indication: Hepatitis B

Storage: Store at room temperature

Overview
Entehep (Entecavir) tablet belongs to a group of medications called antivirals and it is used for the treatment of Hepatitis B virus. This medicine helps to reduce the amount of virus in the body. Take this medicine orally once a day. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medicine, inform your doctor immediately. It is advisable not to change or stop the dose without taking suggestions from your doctor. Follow your regular dosing schedule and store this medicine at room temperature. Regular blood tests to check your blood cell counts and liver function are required.

Pharmacodynamics
Entecavir is a guanosine nucleoside analog with selective activity against hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is designed to selectively inhibit the Hepatitis B virus, blocking all three steps in the replication process. The effects of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 hours.

Usage
Entehep tablet is used for the treatment of chronic (when the infection moves into the long-lasting stage) HBV infection. This medication works by stopping the virus from reproducing and it also helps to reduce the damage done to the liver by the Hepatitis B virus. Take this medication as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects. The recommended dose is decided by a doctor according to your previous medical condition and response to the treatment. Entecavir tablets may take some time to show effect. Do not skip a dose from your dosing schedule.

Interaction

Interactions may change how your medication works and increase the risk of side effects. Don’t forget to disclose and discuss your previous medical history with the doctor.

Medicine Interactions

  • Pamidronate
  • Metformin
  • Norfloxacin
  • Tobramycin
  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics

Disease Interactions

  • Renal dysfunction
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Hemodialysis

Alcohol Interactions

  • Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.

Contraindications

  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Entecavir.
  • Entehep (Entecavir) medicine is not recommended in patients known to be hypersensitive.

Substitutes

  • Baraclude
  • Entavir
  • Cronivir
  • Encure
  • X Vir

This medicine may cause some mild or severe side effects. Discuss the benefits and risks of Entehep tablets with the doctor before starting the treatment.

Common Side Effects

  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Severe liver damage
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Pale skin
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Unusual weakness
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Heartburn
  • Swelling of the face, eyes, or throat
  • Drowsiness
  • Hair loss
  • Muscle pain
  • Elevated liver enzymes

Note – Immediately contact your doctor if any side effects occur

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop or skip your regular dosing schedule.

Missed Dose
It is advisable not to miss a dose. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Overdose
In case of an overdose of Entehep tablets, the doctor will provide emergency medical treatment.

Before starting treatment with Entehep medicine, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history. If you experience any symptoms while receiving this medication, do not ignore those symptoms because it may lead to higher risk.

Contraception

Use suitable methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Children and adolescents

Entehep tablets are not advisable for use in children less than 2 years of age.

Warnings For Female

  • Pregnancy

Do not use this medicine if you are planning to become pregnant. Avoid this medication at the time of pregnancy.

  • Breastfeeding

This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding unless it is essential. Please consult with your doctor before starting treatment with this medication.

Precautions

  • Entehep tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver dysfunction.
  • This medicine may interact with other medicines. Do not forget to discuss and disclose your previous medical history with your doctor.
  • Close monitoring of liver function is required for at least a few months after the discontinuation of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects like – loss of appetite, insomnia, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, and dizziness.
  • This medicine may increase the risk of acid in the blood.

Caution

  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery.
  • Do not crush or break the tablet.
  • Not safe for pregnant women.
  • Do not breastfeed while receiving this medication.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : entecavir
  • Manufacturer: zydus
  • Indication: Hepatitis
  • Packaging: strip
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 0.5mg
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