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Entehep 1mg Tablet

Entehep 1mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 1308.00*
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Entehep 1 MG Description

Entehep 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

enzyme 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 Entehep 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.

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Product Summary

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ContainsEntecavir(1.0 Mg)
UsesChronic hepatitis B virus (HBV)
Side effectsHeadache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea
TherapyDRUGS FOR HEPATITIS B
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uses

Uses of Entehep 1 MG

For chronic Hepatitis-B infection
contraindications

Contraindications of Entehep 1 MG

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

Side effects of Entehep 1 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Entehep 1 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Entehep 1mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Entehep 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Entehep 1mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed your baby during the treatment with Entehep Tablet, as it is unknown if this medicine passes into breast milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Entehep 1mg Tablet?
A:
This medicine can impair your driving ability as you may experience side effects like dizziness, tiredness and sleepiness after taking Entehep Tablet.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Entehep 1mg Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction of alcohol along with Entehep Tablet, it is advised to avoid alcohol during the treatment as it may increase the side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, etc.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 Entehep 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 Entehep 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Entehep 1 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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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Entehep 1 MG

  • Entehep 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

Interactions of Entehep 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Entehep 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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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Entehep 1 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

Dosage of Entehep 1 MG

Overdose

There is limited information about the effect of an overdose of Entehep 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 Entehep 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 Entehep Tablet be given to children?

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

Q: Is Entehep Tablet safe for pregnant women?

A: No, pregnant women should not take Entehep 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 Entehep Tablet?

A: Entehep 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 Entehep Tablet cure Hepatitis B?

A: No, it does not cure Hepatitis B. Entehep 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
ENTEHEP
Expires on or After
29/04/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:39 PM (IST)
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