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Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets
Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Bottle
2101.80*
MRP 2472.71
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Entaliv 0.5 MG Description

Entaliv Tablet is an antiviral medicine used to treat chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in adults. It contains Entecavir as its active ingredient. It works by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase

nzyme action in the liver cells, which is essential for the virus to multiply. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking Entaliv Tablet, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Stopping this medicine suddenly may result in treatment failure. Before taking this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

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ContainsEntecavir(0.5 Mg)
UsesChronic hepatitis B virus (HBV)
Side effectsHeadache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea
TherapyDRUGS FOR HEPATITIS B
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Uses of Entaliv 0.5 MG

For chronic Hepatitis-B infection

Contraindications of Entaliv 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to entecavir or any of the other ingredients of Entaliv Tablet.

Side effects of Entaliv 0.5 MG

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Lack of sleep
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Entaliv 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Entaliv Tablet during pregnancy unless specifically prescribed by your doctor. However, if the doctor prescribes this medicine and if you are a woman of childbearing age, then it is advised to use effective contraception methods to avoid pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed your baby during the treatment with Entaliv Tablet, as it is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets?
A:
This medicine can impair your driving ability as you may experience side effects like dizziness, tiredness and sleepiness after taking Entaliv Tablet.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Entaliv 0.5mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction of alcohol along with Entaliv Tablet, it is advised to avoid alcohol during the treatment as it may increase the side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history or currently have a kidney problem, as it may require dose adjustment.
  • You have co-infection with HIV. Because simultaneous use of Entaliv Tablet and anti-HIV medicine can impact the efficacy of both medicines.
  • You experience symptoms like nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. It might be a sign of the development of lactic acidosis. In such conditions, the doctor might discontinue the treatment with Entaliv Ta...
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  • You have recently been treated for chronic Hepatitis B.
  • If you have any kind of liver problem it might affect the liver sometimes as a side effect. And the doctor might suggest monitoring liver function closely for at least several months.
  • You are advised to take proper precautions if you are infected with hepatitis B virus infection to prevent infection spread to others through sexual contact or body fluids.

Mode of Action of Entaliv 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Infection by the hepatitis B virus can lead to damage to the liver. Entecavir reduces the amount of virus in your body and improves the condition of the liver. It works by preventing the HBV virus fro...
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Directions for Use of Entaliv 0.5 MG

  • Entaliv Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor preferably on an empty stomach, either 2 hours before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Entaliv 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Entaliv Tablet if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-presc...
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Storage and disposal of Entaliv 0.5 MG

  • Store it at room temperature below 30°C, in the original carton away from light.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Entaliv 0.5 MG

Overdose

There is limited information about the effect of an overdose of Entaliv Tablet. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to carry the ...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of anti-viral medicine as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of Entaliv Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Entaliv Tablet be given to children?

A: No, Entaliv Tablet is not recommneded for the children below 2 years of age.

Q: Is Entaliv Tablet safe for pregnant women?

A: No, pregnant women should not take Entaliv Tablet unless specifically prescribed. However, if prescribed, then it is recommended to use effective contraceptive methods while taking this medicine to avoid pregnancy.

Q: What is the action of Entaliv Tablet?

A: Entaliv Tablet is an anti-viral medicine that works by inhibiting the activity of HBV polymerase enzyme in the liver cells, which is important for the multiplication of the virus. Thereby, it stops the virus from making new viruses and reduces the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body.

Q: Does Entaliv Tablet cure Hepatitis B?

A: No, it does not cure Hepatitis B. Entaliv Tablet only helps to reduce the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body and improves liver functioning by decreasing liver damage.
Product Details
Brand
ENTALIV
Expires on or After
30/03/2024

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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:39 PM (IST)

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