Epivir Hbv Oral Solution 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Epivir HBV: Oral solution (5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (la ME vyoo deen, 3TC) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat hepatitis B. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Epivir: Oral solution (10mg)
In-Depth Information

Epivir HBV 5mg/ml Solution

NDC: 001730663
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hepatitis B Infection

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Epivir HBV 5mg/ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Epivir HBV 5mg/ml Solution

Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
0.3-18.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
0.4-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-27.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
2.9-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
3.0-4.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Removal Of Spleen Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Ear Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
7.2-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
8.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
8.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
8.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
8.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
9.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
10.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Enlarged Liver Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
15.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
35.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Epivir HBV 5mg/ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Epivir HBV 5mg/mL Solution(Lamivudine)
Marijuana and Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Lamivudine)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Anti-retroviral nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Notify your health care provider if you notice increased fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or any other unusual effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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