Duovir contains a combination of two potent antiviral drugs Lamivudine and Zidovudine. Duovir stops the HIV cells from multiplying and spreading in your body and increasing the CD4 cell counts in the body. Lamivudine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. This drug does not cure HIV completely but prevents it from deteriorating into AIDS and the patient from acquiring HIV related infections.
Cipla Duovir helps to control HIV or AIDS to some extent
This is not a full list of all side effects that may occur with Duovir tablets. Please seek medical advice from your doctor about if you experience serious side effects and they become overtly bothersome. Also, it is must to talk to your doctor if you see symptoms of low RBC and WBC counts and Liver problems.
Drug allergies are quite common and might occur as a result of reaction to active ingredients as well as inactive ingredients. The most common side effects of allergies are: itching, rashes, hives, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, dizziness and loose motions.
Common side Effects
Upset stomach and nausea
Fatigue and malaise
Flu like symptoms like: stuffy nose, sinusitis, cough etc
Changes in the distribution of body fat
You must always inform your doctor of pharmacist about your past and present drug allergies or other allergies before taking this medication. Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.
Before using Duovir Tablets, inform your doctor or pharmacist regarding relevant medical history, especially that related to bleeding tendency, heart diseases, lung and liver ailments.