ZEPDON

DESCRIPTION

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

PACKAGE

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

Description
Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet is an antiretroviral medication. It is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that can cause AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). It stops or slows the virus from multiplying. It is advisable to take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor for better efficacy without increasing or decreasing the dose strength. 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
Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet is available in the strength of 400 mg in the form of tablets for oral administration. It is a prescription medicine that helps to slow down the multiplication of the virus in the body. However, this medicine is not a permanent cure for HIV. it is advisable to not skip a dose, or change the dose strength. It is prescribed in combination with other HIV medicines. Swallow the tablet as a whole with water, without breaking, cutting, or chewing it. Zepdon tablet may be taken with or without food.

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

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

Interaction With Medicine
Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium oxide

Rifampicin

Aluminium Hydroxide

Interaction With Disease
Hepatic impairment

Contraindication
This medicine is not indicated to patients having a known allergy to Raltegravir or any of the inactive ingredients.

Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet is not indicated to patients who are known to be hypersensitive.

Diarrhea

Dizziness

Fatigue

Headache

Insomnia

Nausea

Loss of appetite

Fever

Fast heartbeat

Irritation

Skin rash

Itching

Redness of skin

Stomach ache

Blood in urine

Drowsiness

Normal Dose
Take Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet exactly as prescribed by the healthcare provider for better efficacy without increasing or decreasing the dose strength. Swallow the tablet as a whole with water, without breaking, cutting, or chewing it.

Missed Dose
It is advisable to not skip a dose. If you miss a dose, make sure to take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the scheduled dose. Also, make sure to not increase the dose strength to catch up with the missed dose.

Overdose
It is advisable to not overdose. In case of overdose, make sure to consult your healthcare professional immediately.

Pregnancy Or Breastfeeding
It is advisable to consult the healthcare provider before the consumption of Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding because this medicine may harm the baby.

Driving
After the consumption of Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet, it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if side effects (like blurred vision, lack of concentration) occur.

Liver Or Kidney Disease
It is advisable to administer Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet with utmost caution in patients having a known liver or/and kidney disease.

Medical History
Make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding your medical history, medicines you already take (including supplements), and your current medical condition before consuming Zepdon (Raltegravir) tablet.

DESCRIPTION

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

PACKAGE

  • 400mg
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