Abacavir is a prescription drug that is available in the U.S. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for adult and 3-month-old and older children for the treatment of HIV infections. Abacavir is always used with other HIV medicines.
Abacavir Nucleoside Reverse Transcription Inhibitor (NRTIs) is a category (group) called HIV drug. NRI is blocking an HIV enzyme called River Transcratchage. (An enzyme is a protein that increases or increases chemical reaction.) By blocking transverse, NRIs can prevent HIV transmission and reduce the amount of HIV in the body.
HIV medicines can not cure HIV / AIDS, but by taking a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV-infected) every day, HIV helps a long, healthy life of patients. HIV medicines reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
This HIV-related drug is used in the control of HIV infection. It can help reduce the amount of HIV in your body so that your immune system works well. This reduces your chances of HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improving the quality of your life. Abacavir Nucleiideide A drug class known as Transverse Inhibitors – Narti.
Abacavir is not a remedy for HIV infection. To reduce your risk of spreading HIV virus, do all of the following:
(1 )Always carry out all the HIV medicines prescribed by your doctor,
(2) Always use an effective barrier (latex or polyurethane condom / dental dam), and
(3) Private items (such as needles/syrup, toothbrush and razors) may not communicate with blood or other body fluids. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details.
How to use Abacavir:
Read the pharmacy guide and alert card provided by your pharmacist and when you get refilled again, you should start accepting Abacavir. Always carry the warning card with you. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication with the mouth, usually daily or twice a day without food or as directed by your doctor. If you use this medicinal fluid form, please warn the dosage using special measuring instruments/lime. Do not use a family kiss because you will not get the right dose.
The dose depends on your medical condition and treatment response. Among the children, the dose is based on weight.
If you stop using abacavir for a short time and then restart the drug, you have an increased chance of developing a serious (potentially fatal) allergic reaction. Do not stop the treatment until you run out before your doctor fills your medicine. Before restarting Abacavir, consult your doctor or pharmacist, and make sure that you have easy access to treatment.
It is very important to continue taking this medication (and other HIV medicines) prescribed by your doctor. Do not exclude any dosage, do not increase your dose, often take this medication over time, or do not take for a short time (or other HIV medicines) unless your doctor tells you to do so without your doctor’s approval. Or changes may increase the amount of the virus, the infection may be more resistant (resistant), or parse The reaction may be bad
For the best effect, take this medicine in equal time. Take this medication at the same time each day to help you remember.
Abacavir Side Effects:
Also, see the alert and how to use the category:
Sleep problems or appetite may be reduced. If any of these effects stays or is bad, inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he has judged that you have more than the risk of beneficial side effects. Many people using this medicine do not have serious side effects
Since your immune system has become stronger, it may already start fighting against infection, perhaps to return the symptoms of the disease. You may have symptoms if your immune system became too much reactionary. This reaction can be any time (many months after starting HIV treatment or after).
If you have a serious symptom, it will help you suddenly, which includes: untreated weight loss, severe fatigue, muscle pain / weakness that does not go away, serious or not going away in the brain, joint pain, ignorance hands / feet / Arms / legs, vision changes, symptoms of infection (such as fever, chills, rash lymph nodes, breathing, cough, non-healing skin abscess), an excessive thyroid fat Signs of a specific neurological disease known as Guillen-bar syndrome (such as anxiety, nervousness, heat intolerance, fast / pounding / irregular heart, swelling of the eyes, abnormal growth of neck / thyroid), (such as breathing / swallowing / Paralysis, hardship).
Abacavir Side Effects other:
If you have any serious side effects, tell your doctor, including psychological / mood swings (depression, anxiety).
Changes in body fat (such as the increase in fat, arms and legs in the upper back and stomach area increase fat) when you are taking HIV drugs. The reasons for this change and long-term effects are unknown. Discuss the role of possible treatment of your doctor with the risks and benefits of treatment, as well as to reduce this side effect.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice the other effects mentioned above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Drug reactions may change how your medication works or increases your risk for severe side effects. This document does not have all possible drug interaction. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescriptions / nonpressed drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not stop, stop or change the dosage of a drug without your doctor’s approval.
Some medicines may contact with this medication include: Alcohol, Methadone, orlistat
This medication cannot be taken by other medicines that contain abacavir. Check your other prescription medication labels to make sure they do not have your abacavir. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.