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Epivir HBV: Oral tablet

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Epivir HBV 100mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: GX CG5 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Epivir HBV: Oral tablet

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 tablet

Similar Generic Drugs : Lamivudine: Oral tablet

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Epivir HBV: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
37.25%
62.75%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
3.92%
29.41%
37.25%
29.41%
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