Q1- What is Tenolam (Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)?
A- Tenolam (Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) is an antiviral medication. It is a combination of two antiretrovirals, used to treat HIV infection. It restricts the growth of the human immunodeficiency virus in the body and boosts up immunity.
Q2- What are the side effects of Tenolam tablets?
A- Some of the side effects of Tenolam (Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) tablets are:- fever, chills, dizziness, nausea, difficulty in sleeping, weakness, drowsiness, cough, and depression. Note that there can be other side effects also. Therefore, make sure to consult your doctor regarding this.
Q3- What is the composition and strength of Tenolam?
A- Tenolam tablets comprises two antiretrovirals:- Lamivudine (300 mg) and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (300 mg).
Q4- How does the Tenolam tablet work?
A- Tenolam (Lamivudine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) tablet lowers the multiplication of the virus in the body. It boosts immunity and helps to fight against the virus, by clearing up the infection.
Q5- How should Tenolam be stored?
A- Store Tenolam at room temperature (10-30°C). Keep it away from children’s reach. Protect from direct heat, light, and moisture.
Q6- Is Tenolam tablet safe for use?
A- Tenolam tablet is safe for use if prescribed by the doctor. Make sure to take the dose exactly as per the doctor. Do not skip the dose.
Q7- How should I take Tenolam tablet?
A- It is advised to take Tenolam tablet in the same dose and strength, exactly as prescribed by the doctor. No dose adjustments should be made without the doctor’s consultation.
Q8- In which cases this tablet shouldn’t be taken?
A- Tenolam tablet shouldn’t be taken without a proper prescription by the medical professional. Make sure to tell your doctor if you have:- heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you plan to become pregnant or breastfeed. Dose adjustments may be needed in such cases.
Q9- What precautionary steps should be taken before/after consuming this medicine?
A- Consult your doctor before:-
- consuming alcohol with this medicine,
- driving after consuming this medicine,
- starting the course of new medicine.
Q10- How long should I take this tablet?
A- Take Tenolam tablet in the dose and duration suggested by your doctor. Do not skip the dose. Do not stop taking the dose, unless your doctor tells you.