ATRIPLA TABS X30
What is Atripla tab used for?
Atripla tab is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children who weigh at least 88 lb (40 kg). Atripla tab can be used as a standalone treatment regimen or in conjunction with other HIV medications. The Atripla tab can be purchased online at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.
What is Atripla Tab Composition?
Each film-coated Atripla tablet contains a fixed combination of three active ingredients which are; 600 mg of Efavirenz, 200 mg of Emtricitabine and 245 mg of Tenofovir disoproxil (equivalent to 136mg of Tenofovir).
How Does Atripla Tab Work?
Atripla tablet contains a fixed combination of three medicines which inhibits reverse transcriptase, an enzyme used by HIV-infected cells to produce more HIV. Because Atripla inhibits or reduces the activity of this enzyme, HIV-infected cells slow or stop producing new viruses.
What is Atripla Tablet Dosage?
Atripla recommended dosage for adults and pediatric patients weighing at least 40 kg is to take one tablet once daily on an empty stomach.
What are the Common Side Effects of Taking Atripla Tablet?
Common side effects may appear 1-2 days after beginning treatment with Atripla and usually disappear within 2-4 weeks. They are also reduced by taking this medication before bedtime on an empty stomach. These side effects include;
- Trouble sleeping
- Unusual dreams
- Trouble concentrating
What are the Serious Side Effects of Atripla tablet?
- Taking Atripla can cause serious, life-threatening side effects which include;
- Lactic acid buildup in the blood (lactic acidosis)
- Liver problems
- Severe skin rash and allergic reactions
- Mental health problems
- New or worsening kidney problems
- kidney failure.
Who Should Avoid Taking Atripla Tablet?
People who have a history of hepatitis B or C virus infection, or who have elevated liver function test results, may be at an increased risk of developing new or worsening liver problems while taking Atripla.
How Long Can I Eat After Taking Atripla Tablet?
The anti-HIV drug efavirenz (Sustiva, also found in Atripla) should be taken on an empty stomach. This means that you should wait two hours between eating and taking your medication. After that, you should wait at least one hour before eating again.
How Much Does Atripla Tablet Cost?
Atripla tablet price is listed on Drugstore.ng as ₦22,500.
Where Can I Order for Atripla Tablet Online in Nigeria?
Place an order for Atripla tablet at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.