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Entecavir

  • Brand Name - Entavir
  • Innovator Brand Name - Baraclude
  • API - Entecavir
  • Packaging - 10 Tablets
  • Strength - 0.5mg, 1mg
  • Manufacturer Name - Cipla Ltd.

WHAT IS ENTECAVIR AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:

Entecavir, a guanosine nucleoside analogue indicated for the treatment of:

Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection: in adults patients and also children( who are at least 2 years of age) with evidence of active viral replication and either persistent elevations evidence in histologically active disease or serum aminotransferases.

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Entecavir Dosage

Entecavir should be taken orally at about the same time each day, on an empty stomach, at least 2 hours after a meal and 2 hours before the next meal. Entecavir tablets should be swallowed whole with water. The tablets should not be opened, broken, or chewed.

Entecavir tablet side effects

Most common adverse reactions are headache, fatigue, dizziness, and nausea. Some less common side effects of Entecavir 1mg and Entecavir 0.5 mg tablets are diarrhea, indigestion, vomiting, sleepiness, and trouble sleeping.

Some serious side effects have been reported in patients with entecavir such as

  • Lactic acidosis
  • Liver problems
  • Liver enlargement
  • And fat in the liver
Warnings and Precautions
  • Patients should remain under the care of a physician while taking ENTAVIR . Patients are advised, should discuss any sort of new symptoms or concurrent medications with their physician.
  • Patients are advised that treatment with the ENTAVIR is not specified in order to reduce the risk of transmission of Hepatitis B Virus to others through blood contamination or sexual contact.
  • Patients should get an HIV test before you start taking the ENTAVIR (Entecavir 0.5) and anytime after that when there is a chance you were exposed to HIV.
  • In patients with discontinued anti-hepatitis B therapy, hepatic function should be monitored closely with both clinical and laboratory follow-up for at least several months.
  • Specific caution must be exercised with nucleoside analogues to any patient who are at known risk factors for liver disease.
  • Before taking ENTAVIR, discuss with your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or carrying intentions of becoming pregnant.
  • Patients should talk to their healthcare provider and should decide about breastfeeding while on ENTAVIR (Entecavir 0.5 mg).
  • Some laboratory tests specified an increase in (ALT) alanine transaminase, hematuria, glycosuria, and an increase in lipase. Periodic monitoring of hepatic function and hematology are recommended.
Supplied/Storage and handling

Care should be exercised in the handling of ENTECAVIR. Entecavir tablets should not be opened or crushed. It should be stored in a tightly closed container. Store permitted between 15-30°C (59-86°F).

Never store the ENTAVIR Tablets in a damp place such as a bathroom medicine cabinet or near the kitchen sink.

Interactions of Entecavir tablet

Entecavir is basically primarily eliminated by the kidneys.

When Entecavir combined with the other drugs that compete for active tubular secretion or reduce renal function may increase serum concentrations of either entecavir or the coadministered drug.

When entecavir combined with the adefovir dipivoxil, lamivudine, or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate did not result in significant drug interactions. The effects of coadministration of Entavir with other drugs that are renally eliminated or are known to affect renal function have not been evaluated, and patients should be monitored closely for adverse events when Entavir is coadministered with such drugs.

Commonly asked questions:

This medication is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTIs), which works by preventing the HBV (hepatitis B virus) from multiplying by blocking reverse transcriptase.

In 2005 this medication (Entecavir) was approved for medical use. According to the WHO (World Health Organization) it is the safest and most effective medicine needed in a health system. And also it is on the List of Essential Medicines.

Entecavir is a guanosine nucleoside analogue drug with selective activity against the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

The active ingredient is Entecavir, and the inactive ingredients are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, povidone, magnesium stearate.

This medication is taken by mouth as a tablet or solution. Doses should be based on a person’s weight.

Entecavir should be recommended on an empty stomach at least 2 hours before or after a meal, generally at the same time every day.

Entecavir does not stop one from spreading HBV to others by sex, sharing needles, or being exposed to your blood. One should consult the doctor for safe sexual practices.

  • If you buy generic brand then Entecavir price is low compared to innovator one. you can buy Entecavir 1 mg or 0.5 mg from any authorized whole seller after getting prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.
  • The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.

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