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Generic: abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine
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It is used with other medicines to treat HIV
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

  • alcohol or alcohol containing products
  • any other medicine that contains abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine
  • doxorubicin
  • emtricitabine
  • fluconazole
  • ganciclovir
  • interferon
  • methadone
  • phenytoin
  • ribavirin
  • stavudine, d4T
  • sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim, SMX- TMP
  • trimethoprim
  • valproic acid
  • zalcitabine, ddC

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Discuss any new symptoms with your doctor. You will need to have important blood work done while on this medicine.

HIV is spread to others through sexual or blood contact. Talk to your doctor about how to stop the spread of HIV.

A small number of people may have a severe allergy to this medicine. Some symptoms are a skin rash, fever, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, severe tiredness, aches, or generally feeling sick. A list of these symptoms is on the Warning Card given to you by your pharmacist. You should carry this Warning Card with you. If you have these symptoms while taking this medicine, stop the medicine and call your doctor right away.

If you stop this medicine because you ran out of medicine or because you may have had an allergic reaction, talk to your doctor. Do not restart this medicine without your doctor's advice. Severe hypersensitivity reactions can occur within hours and may include life- threatening hypotension and death.

If you have hepatitis B, talk to your doctor if you plan to stop or change your therapy. The symptoms of hepatitis B may get worse after you stop this medicine.

This medicine can cause blood problems. You may have slow healing and a higher risk of infection while on this medicine. Try to avoid cutting or injuring yourself. Be careful not to damage to your teeth and gums when you brush or floss your teeth.

               
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