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Side Effects Of Lamivudine

Side Effects Of Lamivudine

Lamivudine side effects

Lamivudine doesn’t cause drowsiness and has fewer side effects than many other drugs that treat HIV or HBV infection. Most side effects are also less severe than those of other HIV or HBV drugs.

More common side effects

The more common side effects that can occur with lamivudine include:

  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • malaise (general discomfort)
  • nasal symptoms, such as a runny nose
  • nausea

Serious side effects

Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. Call 911 if your symptoms feel life-threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency. Serious side effects and their symptoms can include the following:

  • Lactic acidosis or severe liver enlargement. Symptoms can include:
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhea
  • shallow breathing
  • muscle pain
  • weakness
  • feeling cold or dizzy

Lamivudine-Zidovudine Dosage

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Lamivudine and zidovudine can be taken with or without food.

HIV/AIDS is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Use all medications as directed by your doctor. Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication. Do not change your doses or medication schedule without your doctor's advice. Every person with HIV or AIDS should remain under the care of a doctor.

Uses

This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Lamivudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors-NRTI.

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