The Brand Name EFAVIR Has Generic Salt :: Efavirenz 

EFAVIR  Is From Company Cipla Priced :: Rs. 2205

EFAVIR have Efavirenz is comes under Sub class Anti Retrovirals (Drugs for HIV) of  Main Class Anti Infectives

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Retrovirals (Drugs for HIV) 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Efavirenz  CAP  Rs. 2205  30
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 30
 EFAVIR  Cipla  600MG  30 Rs. 2205

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Cipla :: EFAVIR  Efavirenz  Anti Infectives Anti Retrovirals (Drugs for HIV)

Indications for Drugs ::

HIV infection

Drug Dose ::

Oral HIV infection Adult: Combined with other antiretrovirals: 600 mg once daily. Dosing at bedtime recommended during 1st 2-4 wk of therapy to improve tolerability. Child: Combined with other antiretrovirals: >3 yr, 10-14 kg: 200 mg; 15-19 kg: 250 mg; 20-24 kg: 300 mg; 25-32.4 kg: 350 mg; 32.5-39 kg: 400 mg; ?40 kg: 600 mg. To be taken once daily.

Contraindication ::

Severe hepatic impairment; hypersensitivity; lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Mild to moderate liver disease; renal impairment. Monitor liver enzymes and cholesterol. Discontinue if severe skin rash or fever develops; known or suspected hepatitis B or infection. History of mental illness or seizures; elderly. Pregnancy. Children.

Drug Side Effects ::

Rash including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and erythema multiforme; CNS effects e.g. dizziness, headache, insomnia, somnolence, abnormal dreams, fatigue, impaired concentration. Nausea, less frequently, vomiting, diarrhoea, hepatitis, depression, anxiety, psychosis, amnesia and ataxia, stupor, vertigo, abdominal pain, hepatic failure, pancreatitis, convulsions, gynaecomastia, pruritus, blurred vision.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Efavirenz, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor with activity against HIV, blocks the RNA-dependent and DNA-dependent polymerase activities including HIV replication.

Drug Interactions ::

Hormonal contraceptives; antibacterial e.g. rifampicin, rifabutin, clarithromycin; enzyme inducers. St. John’s wort may decrease serum level. Ethanol (hepatic and CNS adverse effects). Potentially Fatal: Life-threatening adverse effects when used with terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, midazolam, triazolam and ergot alkaloids.


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