Last Updated on April 23, 2023 by admin
Lazid E Kit Tablet
About Lazid-E Kit
Lamivudine (150mg) + Zidovudine (300mg) + Efavirenz (600mg)
Lazid-E Kit is a combination of antiretrovirals medicines. It is prescribed to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against HIV to manage or treat AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).
Lazid-E Kit restricts the growth of HIV in the body and reduces the risk of getting HIV-related complications to improve the lifespan of an individual. The medicine should be taken in an empty stomach for better efficacy. Taking these medicines regularly at the same time increases their effectiveness. A dose of this medicine should not be missed as it can affect your recovery. It is important to complete the full course of the treatment until your doctor advises you to stop it. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.
Some common side effects of this medicine are tiredness, weakness, trouble sleeping, nausea, diarrhea, headache, rash, etc. These side effects are generally temporary, but if they persist or become serious inform your doctor. This medicine can also make you feel dizzy or drowsy, so it is advised to avoid driving. In addition to that, avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the intensity of the side effects. Drinking plenty of fluid can help you to coop up with the side effects, so stay hydrated.
Before starting with the treatment, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any health condition. Your doctor may suggest regular blood tests to check your blood counts and other bodily functions. If you are HIV positive, you should not breastfeed or share personal belongings like razors or toothbrushes. Consult your doctor to know about safe sex methods in order to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.
USES OF LAZID-E TABLET
- Treatment of HIV infection
BENEFITS OF LAZID-E TABLET
- In Treatment of HIV infection
Lazid-E Kit controls HIV infection by preventing the virus from multiplying in the body. It also helps your immnune system to work better and may decrease your chance of developing HIV-related illnesses such as AIDS. This ensures that you live a long and healthy life. Avoid skipping doses and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit. Taking Lazid-E Kit along with practicing safer sex and making other lifestyle changes may decrease the risk of transmitting the HIV virus to other people.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LAZID-E TABLET
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 Lazid-E
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Skin rash
- Muscle damage
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
HOW TO USE LAZID-E 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. Lazid-E Kit is to be taken empty stomach.
HOW LAZID-E TABLET WORKS
Lazid-E Kit is a combination of three antiviral medicines: Lamivudine, Zidovudine and Efavirenz. They work by preventing HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lazid-E Kit. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lazid-E Kit 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
Lazid-E Kit is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Lazid-E Kit may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lazid-E Kit is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lazid-E Kit may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Lazid-E Kit should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lazid-E Kit may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lazid-E Kit is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
Lazid-E Kit is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years.
Lazid-E Kit Habit Forming : NO
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE LAZID-E TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Lazid-E Kit, 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.
- Lazid-E Kit is a combination of three medicines which slows down or stops the progression of HIV infections.
- Take it on an empty stomach, preferably at bedtime, to reduce side effects.
- Skipping doses increases the risk of treatment failure. Make sure that you take all your doses at the correct time.
- Lazid-E Kit may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don’t drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Lazid-E Kit can cause birth defects. Use effective contraception while taking Lazid-E Kit and 12 weeks after stopping it.
- It may cause weakening of your bones. Exercise regularly and take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
- Your doctor may monitor your kidney and liver functions regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
- Do not stop taking Lazid-E Kit without your doctor’s advice.