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Buy Generic Lamivir-S Online

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GENERIC ALTERNATIVE LISTING - Lamivudine/Stavudine
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
150/30mg
150/40mg
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LAMIVIR-S (LAMIVUDINE/STAVUDINE)

Lamivir-S Description

Lamivir-S is a fixed dose combination of two drugs commonly used in the management of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Each tablet of Lamivir-S contains half of the commonly prescribed daily doses of both Lamivudine and Stavudine.

There is still no cure for the HIV infection or AIDS and Lamivir-S or generic Lamivudine/Stavudine does not prevent this virus from being spread to others, but it does help to slow down the destruction of your immune system. This may help delay the development of the problems associated with HIV disease and AIDS. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

How These Active Ingredients Work on HIV

Both Lamivudine and Stavudine belong to the nucleoside analogue class of antiretroviral drugs. Both drugs act by inhibiting the reverse transcriptase from making viral DNA from viral RNA, and by terminating the growth of the DNA chain. As Lamivir-S prevents reverse transcriptase from working properly, the amount of the HIV virus in your body will decrease. An HIV infection destroys CD4 (T) cells, which are important to the immune system to help fight infections. Lamivir-S helps the body maintain its supply of CD4 cells which helps your body’s ability to fight other infections.

More About HIV Infections

AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) was first recognized in North America in the early 1980s. It is caused by the virus known as HIV.The virus can be found in the blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk of infected people. The two most common ways to be infected with HIV in North America are through unprotected sex and sharing needles. HIV may be transmitted through unprotected heterosexual or homosexual, vaginal, anal, or oral sex.

The HIV virus cannot live on its own in the environment. In order to survive, the virus has to attack other living cells and use their metabolism to make copies of itself. Unfortunately, HIV attacks some of the human cells that are vital to a healthy immune system, including the white blood cells known as T-helper cells or CD4 cells. A combination of several anti-HIV medicines is required to fight HIV because the virus can become resistant to one agent very quickly. This is known as combined antiretroviral therapy (CART) or highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).

Before You Use Lamivir-S

Before taking Lamivir-S, advise your doctor if you have liver disease, kidney disease or a history of pancreatitis. It is important to advise your physician if you are taking any other medications as some drugs may interact with Lamivir-S, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, supplements, and herbal products. Ask your doctor if Lamivir-S is safe to take if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding.

Important Information About Lamivir-S

Lamivir-S may cause a serious condition called lactic acidosis. You should seek emergency medical help if you have even mild symptoms such as: muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, fast or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very tired or weak.

Possible Side Effects of Lamivir-S

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Hair loss
  • Changes in distribution of body fat

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