TAVIN TABLET

SKU: AH_ML_HP_8732 Category:

Generic : Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (300mg)

Treatment : Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection

Pack size  : 30 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$23.72

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Tavin Tablet is used to treat HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in combination with other anti-HIV medicines. It prevents the multiplication of viruses in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Tavin Tablet is not a cure for HIV/AIDS and only helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body. This helps to lower your risk of getting HIV-related complications and improves your lifespan. It may also be used to prevent HIV infection in some people at high risk. This medicine is best taken with food. It is used in combination with other anti-HIV medicines. Taking these medicines regularly at the right time greatly increases their effectiveness and reduces the chances of HIV becoming resistant to them. It is important not to miss doses and to keep taking them until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease or bone problems. While taking it, you may need regular blood tests to check your blood counts, liver function, and kidney function. Since this medicine may cause dizziness or sleepiness, do not drive until you know how it affects you. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Do not have unprotected sex or share personal items like razors or toothbrushes, if you are HIV positive. Talk to your doctor about safe ways like condoms to prevent HIV transmission during sex.

 

BENEFITS OF TAVIN TABLET

In Treatment of Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection

Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is a serious liver infection that has been there for at least 6 months and is still not cured. Tavin Tablet helps treat this infection effectively. It lowers the chances of complications, such as new infections, and improves one’s quality of life. If this infection is not treated, it can lead to severe liver damage, which can cause other life-threatening problems, such as liver failure, or may be fatal also.

 

HOW TO USE TAVIN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tavin Tablet is to be taken with food.

 

HOW TAVIN TABLET WORKS

Tavin Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tavin Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tavin Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tavin Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Tavin Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Tavin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tavin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tavin Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tavin Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

 

Interaction with drugs

  • GENTAMICIN
  • TOBRAMYCIN
  • PENTAMIDINE
  • VANCOMYCIN
  • AMPHOTERICIN B
  • FOSCARNET
  • GANCICLOVIR
  • CIDOFOVIR
  • INTERLEUKIN-2
  • ADEFOVIR DIPIVOXIL
  • IBUPROFEN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TAVIN TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Tavin Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tavin

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased transaminase level in blood
  • Decreased phosphate level in blood
  • Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Depression
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Fever
  • Itching

FAQ's

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Q. Does Tavin Tablet prevent passing of HIV-1 and HBV to others?

In case of HIV-1 infection, Tavin Tablet may reduce the risk of passing the virus to others, but the chances of infecting others still persist. However, in case of HBV infection, Tavin Tablet has not proven to reduce risk of transferring the virus to others. Therefore, the patients of both HIV-1 infection and HBV infection should practice safe sex and should not share dirty needles.

Q. Is Tavin Tablet safe?

Tavin Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How should I take Tavin Tablet?

You should take Tavin Tablet in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Tavin Tablet works best when taken with meals or just afterwards. However, taking it without food does not reduce its effectiveness. If you have any doubts, consult your doctor.

Q. For how long do I need to take Tavin Tablet for HBV infection?

Duration of treatment will depend on the severity of HBV infection. You will need to take periodic blood tests to keep a check on the viral load and number of T cells. Your doctor will then decide the duration of the medicine accordingly. In some cases, treatment is required life long.

Q. I vomited after taking Tavin Tablet. What should I do?

Take another tablet of Tavin Tablet if you vomit within 1 hour of taking it. If you vomit after more than an hour of taking Tavin Tablet, then you need not take another tablet. Consult your doctor if you have vomiting every time you take Tavin Tablet or if the vomiting persists for a longer duration.

Q. What should I do if I forget to take Tavin Tablet?

If you forget to take Tavin Tablet within 12 hours of the time you usually take it, you should take Tavin Tablet with food as soon as possible and resume the normal dosing schedule. If you miss a dose of Tavin Tablet by more than 12 hours and it is almost time for the next dose, you should not take the missed dose and simply resume the usual dosing schedule.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 30

pack form  – tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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