What are Virarazer Tablets?
Virarazer is sold under the brand name Virarazer Tablet. It contains three salt compositions such as Emtricitabine, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and Efavirenz. This tablet is an antiretroviral medicine used in HIV (immunodeficiency virus) infection. It belongs to the class of anti-HIV medications in adults and children. It has two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and one non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. This tablet acts on HIV reverse transcriptase enzymes and interferes with their reproduction cycle. It reduces the viral load in the body which in turn enhances the immune resistance and improves the quality of life of the patients.
What Emtricitabine, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and Efavirenz.drugs used for?
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of viruses in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.
- What are the signs and symptoms of Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate?
Some of the symptoms may include:
- Abdomen Pain
- Increased transaminase level in the blood
- Decreased phosphate level in blood
Emtricitabine is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers the chances of getting HIV complications such as new infections and cancer. It improves the quality of life. It does not cure HIV infection but it decreases the risk of spreading the HIV disease to others.
- What are the signs and symptoms of Emtricitabine?
Seek medical help if you have mild symptoms such as :
Numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs
Fast or uneven heart rate
Efavirenz is sold under the brand name Sustiva. It is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used as part of highly active antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers the chances of getting HIV complications such as new infections and cancer. It improves the quality of life. It does not cure HIV infection but it decreases the risk of spreading the HIV disease to others.
- What are the signs and symptoms of the Efavirenz Tablet?
Take medical help if you have signs of such symptoms:
- Difficult in breathing
- Swelling in the face or throat
- Skin reaction
- Sore throat
- Burning eyes
- Skin pain
- Red or purple skin rash.
What is HIV?
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It harms your immune system by destroying a type of white blood cell that helps the body to fight infection. This puts you at risk for serious infections and certain cancers.
- How does HIV spread?
HIV can spread in different ways:
- Through unprotected sex with a person with HIV.
- By sharing drug needles
- Through contact with the blood of a person with HIV
- From mother to baby during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding.
- What are the signs and symptoms of HIV?
The first signs of HIV infection may be flu-like symptoms:
- Night sweats
- Muscle aches
- Sore throat
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Mouth ulcers.
Before taking medicine consult your doctor. It will be given to adults and children above 12 years of age or weight more than 40 kgs who are infected by HIV. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine occur in 1:10 patients such as allergic reaction, depression, anxiety, abnormal dreams, insomnia, headache, dizziness, and balance disturbances. If these side effects become serious, you should consult with your doctor. The doctor prevents and gets relief from the side effects.
The benefit of Virarazer Tablet
- In the treatment of HIV infection
This tablet is used with other anti- HIV medications to help control HIV infection and helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body and your immunity works better. It reduces the chances of getting HIV complications such as infections and other cancers. It is not a cure for HIV infection but it improves immunity that makes the quality of life better. It is safely used in children above 12 years of age or weight of more than 40 kgs.
Side effects of Virarazer Tablet
There are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need doctor attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include
- Elevated creatine kinase
- Balance disturbances
- Cerebellar coordination
- Abnormal dreams
- Allergic reaction
How is the Virarazer Tablet taken?
Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Take it without food by mouth every day 12 hours apart. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Many other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using during the treatment.
How does Virarazer Tablet work?
This medicine reproduces the process of viral particles being terminated. The active substance of this medicine inhibits the reverse transcriptase enzyme of HIV particles. It makes the HIV molecule inactive and further reproduction and multiplication process is stopped.
Can I take supplements with a virarazer tablet?
- This medication needs to be taken on an empty stomach thus avoid taking other medications like supplements with virarazer tablets but it is advised that you can safely take this medication 12 hours apart. For further information consult your doctor.
Can I drive or operate heavy machinery while on a virarazer tablet?
- This medication causes dizziness and instability thus precautions are used while driving or operating machinery. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to take a virarazer tablet while consuming alcohol?
- The interaction is unknown but this medication causes dizziness. You consult your doctor regarding it.