This medication is an oral antiviral agent, prescribed for hepatitis B. It works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the body.
Contraindicated in patients with HIV infection and hypersensitivity.
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 0.5 mg to 1mg once daily.
It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of HIV infection, kidney , liver problems, obesity, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• During sexual intercourse life partner may develop with this infection, to avoid this problem consult with your doctor.
Headache, dizziness, heartburn, drowsiness and sleep disturbances.
Avoid excess dosage and abrupt withdrawal.
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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