Last Updated on March 11, 2023 by admin
INTRODUCTION – Viro 4 Kit Tablet
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (300mg) + Lamivudine (300mg) + Atazanavir (300mg) + Ritonavir (100mg)
Viro 4 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).
Viro 4 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 with food. 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 fever, tiredness, stomach pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, headache, depression, insomnia, taste change, tingling sensation in hands and feet, rashes, 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.
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 laboratory 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 to prevent transmission of HIV during intercourse.
USES OF VIRO 4 KIT
Treatment of HIV infection
BENEFITS OF VIRO 4 KIT
In Treatment of HIV infection
Viro 4 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 Viro 4 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 VIRO 4 KIT
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 Viro 4
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Increased liver enzymes
Increased blood lipid level
Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
HOW TO USE VIRO 4 KIT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Viro 4 Kit is to be taken with food.
HOW VIRO 4 KIT WORKS
Viro 4 Kit is a combination of four antiviral medicines: Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Lamivudine, Atazanavir and Ritonavir. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and Lamivudine 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. Atazanavir and Ritonavir work by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Viro 4 Kit. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Viro 4 Kit may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Viro 4 Kit is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Viro 4 Kit may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Viro 4 Kit is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Viro 4 Kit may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Viro 4 Kit is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Viro 4 Kit may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE VIRO 4 KIT?
If you miss a dose of Viro 4 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.
• Viro 4 Kit must be taken with food at the same time every day.
• Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
• It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
• It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
• Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.