Ricovir 300 mg tablets contain Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate as the active agent. This is nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) type of drug. This drug acts by incorporating itself in the viral DNA and inhibits the activity of the enzyme reverse transcriptase.
Ricovir 300 mg helps in controlling symptoms of HIV/AIDS and for treating Hepatitis B viral infection.
This is not the full list of all side effects that may occur with Ricovir 300 mg. Please seek medical advice from your doctor about if you experience serious or unusual side effects. You must seek immediate medical help if you find symptoms of easy bleeding tendencies, Jaundice, breathing problems, heart problems, Renal problems, liver problems or infections developing in your body.
Tenofovir might put you at a heightened risk of developing new infections or autoimmune diseases by altering the way your immune system works. 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.
The most commonly observed side effects of Ricovir 300 mg are:
- Nausea/ vomiting
- Loose stools
Warnings and Precautions
- You must always inform your doctor about your past and present drug allergies, other substance allergies before taking Ricovir 300 mg. Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.
- Before using Ricovir 300 mg, inform your doctor or pharmacist regarding relevant medical history, especially that related to bleeding tendency, Kidney diseases and liver ailments. Also, inform about all the drugs you are presently taking.
- Patients with heart ailments and high blood pressure must be closely monitored while taking Ricovir 300 mg 200 mg.
- Pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive are contraindicated while taking this drug.