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Generic Name: zidovudine  |  Brand Name: Retrovir

Brand Names: Retrovir

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  • Hematologic toxicity reported, particularly in patients with advanced disease. (See Hematologic Effects under Cautions.)
  • Symptomatic myopathy reported. (See Musculoskeletal Effects under Cautions.)
  • Lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis (including some fatalities) reported rarely in patients receiving nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) alone or in conjunction with other antiretrovirals. (See Lactic Acidosis and Severe Hepatomegaly with Steatosis under Cautions.)
  • If using Trizivir®, consider that abacavir has been associated with serious and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reactions.

300 | GX CW3 | 300 mg300 | GX CW3   300 mg
bottle, 60 each Zidovudine 300mg, Oral tablet, white, biconvex, round-shaped, side 1:300, side 2:GX CW3
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