Combivir (Lamivudine / Zidovudine)

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Therapeutic Class: Antivirals/HIV: Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)

Active Ingredient: The active ingredients in this medicine include Lamivudine and Zidovudine.

Drug Information: Combivir is the combination of two different medicines - Lamivudine and Zidovudine, which is used in the treatment of HIV along with other medications. This FDA approved prescription medicine helps reduce the HIV in the body and prevents the chances of getting HIV complications, resulting in better working of immune system and improved quality of life.

How should I use Combivir?

Take this medication exactly as directed by your healthcare provider. Usually it needs to be taken twice daily with or without food. Since this medication is a combination product which contains fixed doses of Lamivudine and Zidovudine, make sure that your doctor has determined that this drug is right for you.

Having HIV medications as directed is very important. Ensure that you do not increase, decrease or stop taking any medication without doctor’s advice.

Overdose: If you think you have taken overdose of Combivir and showing serious signs of side effects, call a poison control center straightway. Please do not share this medication with others as it is prescribed to you depending on your medical condition.

What if I miss a dose of Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)?

If you have forgotten a dose of Combivir, take it as soon as you recall it. If it is almost time for your next dose, then do not take a missed dose and resume your daily dosing schedule. Do not take double dose at the same time to make up for a skipped dose.

It is always recommended to take your medications at the same time daily to reap its maximum benefit.

What may interact with Combivir?

The drugs that may interact with Combivir include orlistat, probenecid, stavudine, ibuprofen, naproxen, ribavirin, sorbitol, ganciclovir, trimethoprim, doxorubicin, rifampin, valproic acid, emtricitabine, among others.

This is not a comprehensive list of all drug interactions. Therefore, talk to your doctor and inform him/her about the medications (including prescription/non-prescription drugs and herbal supplements) you are taking.

What side effects may I notice from receiving Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)?

If any of these side effects happen, call your doctor immediately. Some of the possible side effects include:

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Difficult breathing
  • Swelling of face
  • Lips
  • Tongue or throat
  • Unusual muscle pain
  • Stomach pain
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Joint pain
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Signs of infection
  • Signs of overactive thyroid
  • Bulging eyes
  • Paralysis
  • Mental/mood changes
  • Signs of pancreatitis etc.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before I take Combivir (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)?

Please make sure that you inform your doctor about allergies if you have any. Also, it is important to tell about your medical history, especially of: pancreatitis, liver problems, blood and muscle disorder. If you are pregnant or planning pregnancy, discuss the risk and benefits beforehand. Apart from this, breastfeeding mothers shouldn’t breastfeed as it can transmit HIV to baby.

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