Q1. What is Viraday (Emtricitabine+Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate+Efavirenz)?
Ans. Viraday tablet is a combination of three anti-HIV medicines: Emtricitabine+Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate+Efavirenz. This medication is used in the treatment of HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) infection. It helps to reduce the amount of HIV in your body and improves the quality of life.
Q2. What are the side effects?
Ans. Some common side effects are:- nightmare, fatigue, drowsiness, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, indigestion, pale skin, flatulence, chest pain, fever, etc.
Q3. Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
Ans. Do not use a Viraday tablet if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. This medication can cause harm to the unborn baby.
Q4. What should I avoid while receiving this medication?
Ans. Avoid contact with people who have infections. Follow your doctor’s instructions and restrictions about any food and other activities.
Q5. How does Viraday (Emtricitabine+Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate+Efavirenz) work?
Ans. This tablet belongs to a group of three antiretrovirals medications. It prevents them from multiplying and reducing the amount of virus from the body. This tablet also increases the count of CD4 cells (white blood cells that protect against infection) in your blood.
Q6. What happens if I miss a dose?
Ans. If you miss a scheduled dose of Viraday tablet, contact your doctor immediately. Do not stop or change your dosing schedule without taking suggestions from your doctor.
Q7. How to take this medicine?
Ans. It is important to take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water and take it regularly at the same time every day. Do not take this medicine in the wrong way as it may lead to some severe side effects.
Q8. What are the storage conditions?
Ans. Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep it away from direct heat and light. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details regarding the Viraday (Emtricitabine+Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate+Efavirenz).
Q9. What are the warnings and precautions?
Ans. Before starting treatment with a Viraday tablet, please inform your doctor about your previous medical history.
- Close monitoring of liver function and kidney function is required during treatment with this medication.
- Tenvir-EM tablets may increase the risk of immune reconstitution syndrome.
- Do not crush or break the tablet.
- This medication also increases the risk of lactic acidosis.
- Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to Emtricitabine, Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and Efavirenz.
Q10. Can I drive after taking this medicine?
Ans. Viraday tablets may cause dizziness in some patients. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms of dizziness because it may affect your ability to drive.