Efavir 200mg Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called antiretrovirals. It is used to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that can cause AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). It helps to control HIV infection so your immune system can work better.
Efavir 200mg Capsule reduces the chances of getting HIV-related complications and improves your lifespan. It can be taken empty stomach or with food and is prescribed in combination with other HIV medicines.
Taking all these medicines regularly at the right times greatly increases their effectiveness and reduces the chances of HIV becoming resistant to them. It is important to keep taking them regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.
Common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, and rash. These are usually not serious but tell your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. Consult your doctor urgently if you experience a skin reaction or liver damage.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any skin, liver, or kidney problems. While using it, you may need regular blood tests to check your blood cell counts and liver function.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage. 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.
USES OF EFAVIR CAPSULE
Treatment of HIV infection
BENEFITS OF EFAVIR CAPSULE
In Treatment of HIV infection
Efavir 200mg Capsule decreases the amount of HIV in the body. It helps control the infection and makes the immune system work better. This ensures a long and healthy life. This drug is usually given in combination with other medicines. Avoid skipping doses and follow the doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefits.
SIDE EFFECTS OF EFAVIR CAPSULE
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 Efavir
Increased liver enzymes
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Difficulty in paying attention