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Drug information on Baraclude (Entecavir) from Bristol-Myers Squibb India Pvt. Ltd.

Baraclude

  Tablet  
Bristol-Myers Squibb India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Entecavir
 2,197.00
0.5mg
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Entecavir

Entecavir(Baraclude) generic Baraclude is an oral antiviral agent, prescribed for hepatitis B. It works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the body.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Baraclude may be prescribed


Side effects of Baraclude

Headache, dizziness, heartburn, drowsiness and sleep disturbances.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 0.5 mg to 1mg once daily.

How to use Baraclude?

It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Baraclude not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with HIV infection and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Baraclude

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 intercourse life partner may develop with this infection, to avoid this problem consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Baraclude

Avoid excess dosage and abrupt withdrawal.

Storage Conditions for Baraclude

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.



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