ISENTRESS 400MG TABLET

ISENTRESS 400MG TABLET

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Raltegravir
  • Manufacturer: MSD
  • Indication: Anti HIV
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 400mg
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Brand name – Isentress
Generic name – Raltegravir
Manufacturer – MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Strength – 400mg
Dosage – Tablet (Oral administration)
Packaging – Bottle
Indication – HIV infection
Prescription needed – Yes

Description
Isentress (Raltegravir) tablet is a prescription medicine. The active ingredient of Isentress tablets is Raltegravir. This medicine is prescribed for the treatment of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against the virus and manage AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). It slows the growth of the virus in the body and reduces HIV-related symptoms, thereby improving the lifespan of individuals. This medicine is available at the best price in India. This medicine is available at the best price in India.

Pharmacodynamics
Raltegravir works to inhibit HIV integrase to prevent the viral genome being incorporated into the human genome. It is primarily metabolized by glucuronidation. The molecular weight of Raltegravir is 444.4 g/mol. Its molecular formula is C20H21FN6O5. It targets integrase, an enzyme common to retroviruses that integrates the viral genetic material into human chromosomes.

Usage Of Medicine
Isentress (Raltegravir) tablet is prescribed to treat HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. Also, it is not recommended for use in patients having a weight of less than 40 kg. It is available in the strength of 400mg in the form of tablets for oral administration. Take Isentress 400 mg tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Also, it should be taken regularly (without missing a dose) for better efficacy. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider in case you experience any side effects.

Interactions
Medicine interactions should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking the Isentress (Raltegravir) tablet.

Interaction With Alcohol
Interaction with Alcohol is unknown. Please consult your healthcare provider before consumption.

Interaction With Medicines
Rifampicin

Aluminium Hydroxide

Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium oxide

Disease Interaction
Hepatic impairment

Side Effects Of Isentress 400mg Tablet
Following are the side effects of Isentress (Raltegravir) tablet. Note that there can be other side effects also. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a medical practitioner if side effects occur or last longer than usual.

Dizziness

Unusual sweating

Skin rash

Itching

Indigestion

Constipation

Redness of skin

Headache

Taste change

Blurred vision

Confusion

Weight loss

Sweating

Mood changes

Nausea

Fever

Chills

Peripheral neuropathy

Stomach ache

Diarrhea

Blood in urine

Fast heartbeat

Irritation

Loss of appetite

Hoarseness

Normal Dose
Take Isentress 400mg (Raltegravir) tablet exactly in the same strength and duration as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Do not crush, break, chew or cut the tablet. Swallow it as a whole. Also, do not skip a dose.

Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, it is advisable to consult your healthcare provider to get the needed help. Also, make sure to not double the dose strength to catch up.

Overdose
It is advisable to seek emergency medical help in case of overdose.

Make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding your medical history, medicines you already take, and allergies (if any).

Administer Isentress 400mg (Raltegravir) tablet with utmost caution in patients having known kidney or/and liver disease.

During pregnancy or breastfeeding, make sure to discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine.

Limit your sugar and salt intake.

After taking Isentress 400mg (Raltegravir) tablet, it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if side effects like blurred vision or dizziness occur and last longer than usual.

Blood glucose level should be closely monitored while consuming Isentress (Raltegravir) tablets.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Raltegravir
  • Manufacturer: MSD
  • Indication: Anti HIV
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 400mg
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