Sustiva Oral Tablet 600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Sustiva: Oral tablet (600mg)

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Sustiva 600mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: SUSTIVA  |  SUSTIVA

What is this Medicine?

EFAVIRENZ (e fa VEER ens) is an antiretroviral medicine. 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 Sustiva: Oral tablet(600mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Sustiva 600mg Tablet

NDC: 000560510
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Sustiva 600mg Tablet
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Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: SUSTIVA  |  SUSTIVA
Shape: oblong
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Sustiva 600mg Tablet

Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Disease Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<19.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<16.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
0.1-2.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
0.1-2.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Mania Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paranoia Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Thoughts Of Suicide Incidence:
0.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.0-20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Triglycerides Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nightmares Incidence:
6.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
10.0-54.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
26.0-32.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
28.1%*
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 Sustiva 600mg 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.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Sustiva 600mg Tablet(Efavirenz)
Alcohol and Efavirenz(Efavirenz)
Taking Efavirenz with alcohol-containing drinks can lead to increased side effects. You may experience more severe dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty sleeping or concentrating, and nightmares. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Sustiva 600mg Tablet(Efavirenz)
Marijuana and Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Efavirenz)
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 non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). 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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