Abamune-L is taken with other antiretroviral medications to treat adults infected with HIV-1. A single pill is the equivalent of 300mg of lamivudine IP and 600mg of abacavir. At least one other anti-HIV medication must be co-administered with Abamune-L to effectively prevent HIV from progressing to AIDS.Dosing Administration
The recommended dose of Abamune-L for adults is one pill daily along with other antiretroviral medications. Abamune-L may be taken with or without food.Contraindications
Any patient who has hepatic impairment should not take Abamune-L. Anyone with a prior history of hypersensitive reaction to abacavir or any of the other ingredients in Abamune-L should also not take the drug. Do not take any abacavir containing products after experiencing a hypersensitive reaction.Side Effect:
Taking Abamune-L has been associated with the following side effects:
- abnormal dreams
In rare incidences, cases of fatal hypersensitive reactions to abacavir, a core ingredient of Abamune-L, have been reported. Other side effects may occur. Let a doctor know immediately if you feel any changes in your well being when you begin taking Abamune-L.
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