Epzicom Oral Tablet 600-300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Epzicom: Oral tablet (600-300mg)

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Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tab
ViiV Healthcare a GSK and Pfizer Company
Pill Identification: GS FC2 

What is this Medicine?

ABACAVIR; LAMIVUDINE, 3TC (a ba KA vir; la MI vyoo deen) is two antiretroviral medicines in one tablet. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Epzicom: Oral tablet(600-300mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet

NDC: 497020206
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_13275.JPG
ViiV Healthcare a GSK and Pfizer Company
Pill Identification: GS FC2 
Shape: oblong
Color: orange

Reported Side Effects for Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
6.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
6.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
6.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
6.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
7.0-9.0%*
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 Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet

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.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet(Abacavir Sulfate)
Alcohol and Abacavir Sulfate(Abacavir Sulfate)
Side effects from Abacavir such as nausea/vomiting, tiredness, loss of appetite, headache, or inability to sleep (insomnia) or other sleep disorders may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking abacavir.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Epzicom 600mg-300mg Tablet(Abacavir Sulfate)
Marijuana and Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Abacavir Sulfate)
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
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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