Retrovir (Zidovudine)

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Buy Retrovir (Zidovudine) Online

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Dr. Shruthi Shridhar

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Therapeutic Class: Antivirals/HIV: Retrovir (Zidovudine)

Active Ingredient: The active ingredient present in Retrovir is Zidovudine.

Drug Information: Retrovir containing Generic Zidovudine. It can be used, alone or with other anti-retrovirals, to delay the development of human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) infection, which may further lead to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or other associated ailments.

How does Retrovir work?

Zidovudine belongs to the class of antivirals known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. It is known to act by blocking the enzyme reverse transcriptase which is used by HIV to manufacture DNA, thus reduces the replication of virus.

How should Retrovir be used?

Retrovir is available in the form of a capsule or syrup to be taken by mouth, with or without food. The suggested dose of this drug is 600 mg per day in divided doses. Never take this drug in overdose, as it may result in serious reactions such as fever; itching; wheezing; chest rigidity; bad cough; blue or gray skin colour; convulsions; or inflammation on face, lips, tongue, or throat. In such cases, you must immediately call any nearby poison control center or nearby doctor for medical help.

What to do if you miss a Retrovir dose?

Take the dose you missed as soon as you think about it. If it is close to your next dose, you can leave behind the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule. Avoid the intake of two doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this medicine without discussing with your doctor.

What are the common side effects of Retrovir capsule?

Common side effects of Zidovudine may include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Loss of blood
  • Breathing problems
  • Sore throat
  • Inflamed tongue
  • Upset stomach or throwing up

A number of small meals, good oral care, having sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may be a great help.

Can you take other medications with Retrovir?

Sometimes certain medications are not safe when taken in conjuction with other drugs/herbal supplements. Taking them together can result in certain bad side effects. Such medications may include:

  • Chemotherapy drugs for cancer
  • Doxorubicin
  • Paracetamol
  • Codeine
  • Morphine
  • Acetylsalicylic acid
  • Indomethacin
  • Ketoprofen

other analgesics that may lower down the process of Retrovir digestion.

What precautions you should take before taking Retrovir capsule?

  • You must not take this drug if you have any kidney or liver disease.
  • Avoid the use of Retrovir capsule in case of low blood counts, such as low white cell, platelet, or red blood cell counts.
  • If you suffer from an abnormal hypersensitive reaction to Zidovudine, or any similar drug; you must not take this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant; then in such a case this drug is not good for you and your baby.
  • Also it is recommended not to breastfeed if you are infected with HIV or if you are taking a capsule of Retrovir as it is not safe for the baby

Is it safe to buy Retrovir from a Online Pharmacy?

If you are looking to buy Retrovir or any prescription drugs from an Online Pharmacy in US then you can order from a safe and accredited International pharmacy like MedsEngage, which contracts with Canadian Pharmacy and pharmacy in India. you requires a valid prescription for your prescription drugs.

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What is the mode of buying Retrovir (Zidovudine) online?

It is now easy to buy Retrovir (Zidovudine) by placing an order at MedsEngage Pharmacy. People can directly place the order at medsengage.com or can chat with our customer care representatives. For more information, people can visit the How to Order page on medsengage.com.

How can patients get Retrovir (Zidovudine) Online?

Yes, licensed doctors advise Retrovir (Zidovudine) online after a medical evaluation. Patients can speak to their online physicians to get more knowledge about the disease. Physicians give a prescription to their patients and after patients can share the prescription for Retrovir (Zidovudine) with us via email, fax or upload over the website.

Is a prescription required for Retrovir (Zidovudine)?

As we are a Certified Canadian pharmacy online so we required a prescription for Retrovir (Zidovudine) that can only be bought with a prescription provided by doctor. While processing the order for Retrovir (Zidovudine), it is better to get a valid prescription from the concerned healthcare provider. The copy of the prescription can be scanned, emailed, or uploaded directly at MedsEngage.

What is the maximum quantity of Retrovir (Zidovudine) that can be ordered?

90-days supply is the maximum amount of Retrovir (Zidovudine) that can be ordered online from MedsEngage at a time. The quantity is based upon the directions and amount stated in the provided medical prescription. Refilling of medication is also there for future conditions.

How about the safety of ordering Retrovir (Zidovudine) online from MedsEngage?

As a certified Canadian Pharmacy, MedsEngage is a totally safe and secure online way to order Retrovir (Zidovudine). It works similarly just like any conventional pharmacy. MedsEngage Pharmacy serves safe and reasonable prescription medications to individuals. You just only need to have your prescription of Retrovir (Zidovudine) from a licensed doctor.

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Yes, coupons for Retrovir (Zidovudine) are available at MedsEngage Pharmacy. Retrovir Coupons offer an extra discount to people to save their expenses on medicines. People can make use of the coupon code mentioned on the MedsEngage pharmacy coupon page. They can use the Retrovir (Zidovudine) coupon at checkout to attain swift discounts so that they can pay less for their prescription.

Is there any option for delivering medicines to the United States?

Yes. MedsEngage Pharmacy ships medications all around the United States of America. Once the medicine has been dispatched, the customer receives an email notification on their registered email id.

Does MedsEngage Pharmacy have an option of express shipping?

An express shipping option is present with MedsEngage Pharmacy for Retrovir (Zidovudine). The expedited delivery time to ship medicines is seven to twelve business days. People can check this option at the checkout page while processing their order of Retrovir (Zidovudine).

What is the procedure for refilling a prescription?

It is easy and time-saving to get a refill of Retrovir (Zidovudine) with MedsEngage. By just going to the reorder section of MY Account Tab, customers can simply put a refill for their medicine. Also for ordering a refill, you can call us or chat with customer support.

Does MedsEngage Pharmacy have an auto-refilling option for prescriptions?

MedsEngage Pharmacy does not automatically refill prescriptions for Retrovir (Zidovudine). As it can be the case where a person no longer requires similar medication or the concerned doctor might go for dose adjustments or other factors. Yet, there is a refill reminder service available with us.

Important Note: We do not dispense any prescription medicine without valid and legible prescription written by your local Physician. All prescriptions must be presented from a verifiable and licensed physician.

We are only able to ship a maximum 90-day supply of your prescription.

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