Brand name: Lamipure
Generic name: Lamivudine
Strength: 150 mg
Manufacturer: Aprazer Healthcare
Dosage form: Tablets
Indication: HIV and Hepatitis B Virus
Storage: Store at room temperature.
Lamipure is a formulation of Lamivudine which is a nucleoside analog and reverse transcriptase inhibitor. It is used in the treatment of individuals diagnosed with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) infection and HBV (Hepatitis B Virus). The regimen is also used to treat or manage AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). Most doctors recommend Lamipure with other antiretroviral drugs for better recovery. Sometimes, it is also prescribed for the prevention of HIV infection. Lamipure (Lamivudine) tablets are available in the strength of 150 mg. It should be taken orally with a glass of water at the same time every day.
Lamivudine 150mg Tablet (Lamipure) is a synthetic nucleoside analog that is phosphorylated intracellularly to produce lamivudine triphosphate, an active 5′-triphosphate metabolite (L-TP). HIV reverse transcriptase and HBV polymerase integrate this nucleoside analog into viral DNA, causing DNA chain termination.
Lamipure (Lamivudine 150mg) tablets can interact with other drugs, diseases, and alcohol. This can cause adverse effects. Thus, read the following before taking the regimen.
It is not known whether Lamipure (Lamivudine) interacts with alcohol. Contact your doctor for better guidance.
Lamipure (Lamivudine 150mg) tablets are contraindicated in the following cases:
Acute or chronic inflammation of the pancreas
Chronic kidney disease
Increased blood activity
The following are the substitutes for Lamipure (Lamivudine) tablets.