Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical company
Trade name: Ziagen
Strength: 20 mg per ml
Active ingredient: Abacavir
Category: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Pregnancy category: Abacavir belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
Uses: Ziagen 20 mg per ml solution along with other medicines used to control HIV infection.
How to use: Take Ziagen 20 mg per ml solution by mouth with or without food. Do not discontinue the drug with out your doctor advice. Skipping dose and changing dose reign may cause virus to be more resistant.
Side Effects: Fever, Rash, headache, lack of energy, loss of appetite, tiredness, trouble sleeping, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, stomach ache, Shortness of breath, cough.
Dosage: Usual Adult Dose for HIV Infection: 300 mg orally two times a day or 600 mg orally once a day.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 20 th, 2016
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