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Virolam 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Virolam 100 MG Description

Virolam Tablet is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat HIV and hepatitis B viral infection along with other antiviral medications. Virolam contains Lamivudine as an active ingredient. This medic...
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ContainsLamivudine(100.0 Mg)
UsesHIV, Hepatits B
Side effectsIncrease liver enzyme, muscle ache, muscle cramp, rash
ClassificationANTI-RETROVIRAL
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Uses of Virolam 100 MG

Used to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and Hepatitis B virus infection along with other antiviral medications.

Contraindications of Virolam 100 MG

If you are allergic to lamivudine or any other ingredients of Virolam Tablet.

Side effects of Virolam 100 MG

  • Increased liver enzyme
  • Muscle ache
  • Muscle cramp
  • Rash
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Virolam 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Virolam Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Virolam can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need and risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Virolam Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Virolam can be used during breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need and risk to the new born baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Virolam Tablet?
A:
If you experience fatigue or body ache after taking Virolam, it is advised to be careful or avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Virolam 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
No, you should avoid consuming alcohol along with Virolam, as it may increase the side effect. Talk to your doctor, if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have elevated liver enzymes, as during or discontinuing Virolam may exacerbate hepatitis.
  • You have any other liver diseases.
  • You are on any other immunosuppressive medicine therapy.
  • You have Hepatitis C.
  • You are resistant to Lamivudine or you are taking another medicine containing Lamivudine.
  • You have inflammation of the pancreas.

Mode of Action of Virolam 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Lamivudine acts by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of the virus in the body. Thereby decreasing the viral load or reducing the amount of HIV and Hepatitis in the blood.

Directions for Use of Virolam 100 MG

  • Virolam Tablet is to be taken as advised by the doctor.
  • Take the medicine with a glass of water.
  • Take the medicine at a fixed time every day for optimal results.

Interactions of Virolam 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way the Virolam Tablet works or Virolam itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking to avoid possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking antacids, antibiotics, antiviral or sorbitol.

Storage and disposal of Virolam 100 MG

  • Store Virolam Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Virolam 100 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Virolam Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Virolam may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Virolam Tablet if I feel better?

A: No, it may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop treatment.

Q: Is Virolam an antibiotic?

A: No, Virolam Tablet is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an antiviral medicine used to treat various viral infections such as HIV and hepatitis B.
Product Details
Brand
VIROLAM
Expires on or After
04/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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