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Side effect(s) of Abacavir

Read the side effects of Abacavir as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.



Sleep disturbances, headache, depressive disorders

Digestive tract disorders like nausea, diarrhea

Allergic reaction, which may be mild to severe

Liver disease, which may cause nausea, jaundice, dark-colored urine, clay-colored stools

Reaction to infections in the body due to improvement in the immune status

Redistribution of fat resulting in thin limbs, fat abdomen and hump in upper back

Other Precautions : • Monitor and treat the signs of lactic acidosis such as upset stomach, fluctuations in heartbeat,unexplained muscle pain, and difficulty in breathing.
• Patient's body fat and cardiac parameters should be measured regularly to avoid heart related illness.

Drug Name : Abacavir

Abacavir is an antiviral drug used to treat AIDS/HIV infection by acting on the enzyme called reverse transcriptase. Abacavir will not cure the HIV infection but reduces the viral load and delays the progression of the disease.
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