How to Take Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine and Dose of Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine


Find out how to take Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine


How it should be taken  

It comes as a tablet abacavir 600 mg (as sulfate)/lamivudine 300 mg) to take by mouth, with or without food.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

The recommended oral dose is one tablet daily.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This combination medication contains antiretroviral agents, prescribed for HIV-1 infection. It blocks and prevents HIV reproduction in the body. 

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney impairment, heart disease, diabetes or cholesterol, poor immunity, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It doesn’t stop the spread of infections to others; avoid sexual contact during the treatment period.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).
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