lamivudine

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  • noun

Synonyms for lamivudine

a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV

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The most common side effects with EPIVIR are headache, upset stomach, tiredness, and nasal signs and symptoms.
The one possible exception right now is Retrovir, Epivir, and Ziagen (available in one pill as Trizivir), but even this combination is considered weaker than other options using non-nukes or protease inhibitors (see "Bottom Lines" in May 2003 issue of HIV Treatment ALERTS
Epivir and Viread are drugs that can treat both HIV and HepB, but there is no evidence that taking them will prevent infection with either virus.
C) Retrovir and Epivir (a combination also available in one pill known as Combivir) plus Sustiva
Which is better as a backbone drug combination: Retrovir + Epivir or Videx + Zerit?
Heptodin, Zeffix, Zefix, Epivir-HBV, Heptovir, 3TC, Epivir, Combivir, and Trizivir are trademarks of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
Heptodin, Zefix, Zeffix, Epivir-HBV, Heptovir, 3TC, Epivir, Retrovir, Ziagen, Combivir, and Trizivir are trademarks of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
Epivir and 3TC are trademarks of the Glaxo Wellcome Group of Companies.
Lupin has obtained final authorization for its Lamivudine tablets 150 mg and 300 mg from the United States Food and Drugs Administration (US FDA) to market a generic version of ViiV Healthcare s Epivir tablets 150 mg and 300 mg.
Almost all study participants took an antiretroviral active against HBV at some time during the study period: Epivir (lamivudine), Emtriva (emtricitabine), or Viread (tenofovir).
The triple cocktail of ARVs combines the generic versions of three proprietary brands: Zerit (Bristol-Myers Squibb; United States); Epivir (Glaxo-Smith-Kline; Great Britain) and Viramune (Boehringer Ingelheim; Germany).
The companies report the trial, which is an ongoing two-year treatment study, found that after one year of treatment the telbivudine group showed greater anti-viral and clinical efficacy than the Epivir group.
Sustiva + Epivir + (Zerit or Viread or Retrovir), or
Epzicom--Ziagen (abacavir) + Epivir (3TC, lamivudine), and
Refinements to existing medications--including Videx (ddI), Zerit (d4T), and Sustiva--have resulted in once-a-day versions; Viread and Epivir also come in daily formulations [see sidebar, "Cocktail menu"].