Efcure 600mg Tablet 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.
Efcure 600mg Tablet 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 EFCURE TABLET
SIDE EFFECTS OF EFCURE TABLET
Decrease in granulocyte count
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Increased liver enzymes
Difficulty in paying attention
Increased triglyceride level in blood
HOW TO USE EFCURE 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. Efcure 600mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
HOW EFCURE TABLET WORKS
Efcure 600mg Tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Efcure 600mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Efcure 600mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Efcure 600mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Efcure 600mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Efcure 600mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Efcure 600mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Efcure 600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Efcure 600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Efcure 600mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.