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TAVIN L TABLET
Salt Composition : Lamivudine,tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Manufacturer : EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
30 Tablet(s) In A Bottle
Introduction to Tavin L Tablet
Tavin L tablet consists of the active substance called Lamivudine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate, which belongs to the class of antiretroviral or antiviral medicine. This medicine treats HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) and works by inhibiting the enzymes (HIV reverse transcriptase) important for virus replication. This tablet is not studied in patients over 65 years of age. Antivirals used for HIV infection are known as antiretrovirals. While consuming this medicine, you may still develop infections related to HIV. Although effective antiretroviral therapy reduces the risk, HIV transmission is still possible when using this medication. This tablet is not for use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Contact your doctor for more information.
Do not consume Tavin L tablet if you have experienced allergic reactions to Lamivudine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate, peanuts, or soya, (as this medicine contains lecithin) or any of its other medical ingredients. During the treatment, your doctor may periodically monitor your blood counts, bone mineral density, liver and kidney parameters to prevent serious complications. Before beginning the treatment, notify your doctor if you have bone disease (osteonecrosis - the death of bone tissue), fractures, a history of the liver (chronic hepatitis B or C), or kidney problems. Your doctor may advise dose adjustment if you are a kidney patient. Reduce your dosage if only your doctor suggests it.
Tavin L tablet should not be given to adolescents with existing kidney problems. Inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Breastfeeding is not recommended due to the potential transmission of HIV from the mother to the baby. Always use effective contraception. Discuss with your doctor for more fertility concerns.
Uses of Tavin L Tablet
- Treatment of HIV infection
Therapeutic Effects of Tavin L Tablet
Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate inhibit the enzyme reverse transcriptase; inhibition of these enzymes blocks the reproduction of the virus and prevents the release of viral particles in the body to treat the HIV infection.
Interaction of Tavin L Tablet with other drugs
Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Tavin L tablet and can cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about Tavin L Tablet
- Store at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.
- Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
- Do not freeze the medicine.
- Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
How to consume Tavin L Tablet
Tavin L tablet are always taken at the dose recommended by your doctor or health care provider. Your physician will choose the dosage and administration frequency based on the medical condition because it differs for each person. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet.
Safety Advices for Tavin L Tablet
Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant. Your physician will conduct regular tests to monitor the development of your child. Ask for suggestions before taking the Tavin L tablet.
It is unsafe to breastfeed if you are with HIV infection. Consult your doctor for more information about Tavin L tablet.
It is unknown whether Tavin L tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.
Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders before taking Tavin L tablet should be used with caution in liver disease patients. Your doctor may monitor your liver enzymes. Consult your physician before taking this medicine.
Do not consume alcohol while taking the Tavin L tablet, as this injection may cause drowsiness with alcohol.
It is unsafe to drive while taking Tavin L tablet because this medicine might cause vision problems and tiredness, so avoid driving and operating machinery during this treatment.
Side Effects of Tavin L Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Kidney damage
- Deep, rapid breathing
- Nausea, vomiting
- Lactic acidosis (excess lactic acid)
- Increased liver enzymes
- Stomach pain
- Bloating, flatulence
- Low phosphate levels in the blood
- Joint pain
Word of Advice
Inform your doctor about your underlying infections. If you have advanced HIV (AIDS), you may develop signs of infection and inflammation or worsen the signs of an existing infection once treatment is started. Report your doctor for side effects. It is mandatory to tell your medical professional if you are consuming other medicines that may damage your kidneys. Always consume the dose recommended by your doctor. Tavin L tablet does not reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others via sexual contact or blood contamination. You must continue the medication to avoid this complication. Most patients experience asymptomatic increases in hyperbilirubinemia (increase in bilirubin).
Q 1. How will I receive the Tavin L tablet?
Always take the Tavin L tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Take the tablet with or without food. Do not break, chew, crush, or break the tablet. Swallow the whole tablet with water.
Q 2. How can I manage side effects while taking Tavin L tablet?
Contact your physician immediately if you experience any side effects while taking Tavin L tablet. Your physician may also recommend over-the-counter or prescription medications to help manage your side effects.
Q 3. How do you know if you are hypersensitive to Tavin L tablet?
Watch out for symptoms like severe rash, rash accompanied by fever, muscle pain, extreme tiredness, facial edema, breathing difficulty, blisters, and peeling of the skin, and reach out to your healthcare provider instantly if you notice any of these symptoms.
Q 4. What is the combination of Tavin L?
Tavin L tablet is the combination of Lamivudine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate.
Q 5. Can I pass the HIV injection even after consuming Tavin L tablet?
Yes, Tavin L tablet is not a cure for HIV. Make sure you dont pass the infection. Always use effective contraception during sexual activities. Do not share personal items like razors, brushes, towels, etc.
Fact Box of Tavin L Tablet
Molecule name: Lamivudine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Therapeutic class: Antiretrovirals
Pharmacological class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)
Indications: HIV Infection
- Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basics of Therapeutics, Antiretroviral agents and treatment of HIV infection, 12th edition, 2011, 1632-1634.
- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antiviral drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 809-810.
- Cipla (EU) Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (emc), [ Revised on November 2021 ] [ Accessed on 20th May 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10500.pdf
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