ZIDOVUDINE



Retrovir


Indication:


Treating HIV infection when used along with other medicines. It is also used with other medicines to help prevent women from passing the HIV virus to the fetus during pregnancy. Retrovir (Zidovudine) is an antiviral. It works by blocking the reproduction of the HIV virus.



Brand name:Retrovir

Active Ingeridents:Zidovudine

Company Name:Glaxosmithkline

Package:60 Flim Tablet

Strength :300mg

Mechanism of action:


Retrovir (Zidovudine), a structural analog of thymidine, is a prodrug that must be phosphorylated to its active 5′-triphosphate metabolite, Retrovir (Zidovudine) triphosphate (ZDV-TP). It inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) via DNA chain termination after incorporation of the nucleotide analogue. It competes with the natural substrate dGTP and incorporates itself into viral DNA. It is also a weak inhibitor of cellular DNA polymerase α and γ.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Retrovir (Zidovudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Retrovir (Zidovudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Taking Retrovir (Zidovudine) at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Retrovir (Zidovudine).

Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; tiredness; vomiting; weakness.


Store:


Retrovir (Zidovudine) is handled and stored by a health care provider. You will not store it at home. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets.








Precaution:


Before taking Retrovir (Zidovudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis), alcohol use, low red/white blood cells.















WARNING:


Retrovir (Zidovudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.



Zidine



Indication:


Treating HIV infection when used along with other medicines. It is also used with other medicines to help prevent women from passing the HIV virus to the fetus during pregnancy. Zidine (Zidovudine) is an antiviral. It works by blocking the reproduction of the HIV virus.




Brand name:Zidine

Active Ingeridents:Zidovudine

Company Name:Emcure

Package:60 Tablet

Strength :300mg

Mechanism of action:


Zidine (Zidovudine), a structural analog of thymidine, is a prodrug that must be phosphorylated to its active 5′-triphosphate metabolite, Zidine (Zidovudine) triphosphate (ZDV-TP). It inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) via DNA chain termination after incorporation of the nucleotide analogue. It competes with the natural substrate dGTP and incorporates itself into viral DNA. It is also a weak inhibitor of cellular DNA polymerase α and γ.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Zidine (Zidovudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Zidine (Zidovudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Taking Zidine (Zidovudine) at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zidine (Zidovudine).

Store:


Zidine (Zidovudine) is handled and stored by a health care provider. You will not store it at home. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; tiredness; vomiting; weakness.


Precaution:


Before taking Zidine (Zidovudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis), alcohol use, low red/white blood cells.


WARNING:


Zidine (Zidovudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.







Zidovir



Indication:


Treating HIV infection when used along with other medicines. It is also used with other medicines to help prevent women from passing the HIV virus to the fetus during pregnancy. Zidovir (Zidovudine) is an antiviral. It works by blocking the reproduction of the HIV virus.



Brand name:Zidovir

Active Ingeridents:Zidovudine

Company Name:Cipla

Package:10 Capsules per strip

Strength :100mg

Mechanism of action:


Zidovir (Zidovudine), a structural analog of thymidine, is a prodrug that must be phosphorylated to its active 5′-triphosphate metabolite, Zidovir (Zidovudine) triphosphate (ZDV-TP). It inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) via DNA chain termination after incorporation of the nucleotide analogue. It competes with the natural substrate dGTP and incorporates itself into viral DNA. It is also a weak inhibitor of cellular DNA polymerase α and γ.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Zidovir (Zidovudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Zidovir (Zidovudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Taking Zidovir (Zidovudine) at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zidovir (Zidovudine).

Store:


Zidovir (Zidovudine) is handled and stored by a health care provider. You will not store it at home. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; tiredness; vomiting; weakness.


Precaution:


Before taking Zidovir (Zidovudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis), alcohol use, low red/white blood cells.


WARNING:


Zidovir (Zidovudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.


Zidovir



Indication:


Treating HIV infection when used along with other medicines. It is also used with other medicines to help prevent women from passing the HIV virus to the fetus during pregnancy. Zidovir (Zidovudine) is an antiviral. It works by blocking the reproduction of the HIV virus.



Brand name:Zidovir

Active Ingeridents:Zidovudine

Company Name:Cipla

Package:10 tablets per strip

Strength :300mg

Mechanism of action:


Zidovir (Zidovudine), a structural analog of thymidine, is a prodrug that must be phosphorylated to its active 5′-triphosphate metabolite, Zidovir (Zidovudine) triphosphate (ZDV-TP). It inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) via DNA chain termination after incorporation of the nucleotide analogue. It competes with the natural substrate dGTP and incorporates itself into viral DNA. It is also a weak inhibitor of cellular DNA polymerase α and γ.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Zidovir (Zidovudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Zidovir (Zidovudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Taking Zidovir (Zidovudine) at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zidovir (Zidovudine).

Store:


Zidovir (Zidovudine) is handled and stored by a health care provider. You will not store it at home. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; tiredness; vomiting; weakness.


Precaution:


Before taking Zidovir (Zidovudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis), alcohol use, low red/white blood cells.


WARNING:


Zidovir (Zidovudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.






Zidovudine Tablets



Indication:


Treating HIV infection when used along with other medicines. It is also used with other medicines to help prevent women from passing the HIV virus to the fetus during pregnancy. Zidovudine is an antiviral. It works by blocking the reproduction of the HIV virus.



Brand name:Zidovudine Tablets

Active Ingeridents:Zidovudine

Company Name:Aurobindo

Package:60 tablets/Bottle

Strength :300mg

Mechanism of action:


Zidovudine, a structural analog of thymidine, is a prodrug that must be phosphorylated to its active 5′-triphosphate metabolite, Zidovudine triphosphate (ZDV-TP). It inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) via DNA chain termination after incorporation of the nucleotide analogue. It competes with the natural substrate dGTP and incorporates itself into viral DNA. It is also a weak inhibitor of cellular DNA polymerase α and γ.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Zidovudine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Zidovudine by mouth with or without food.
  • Taking Zidovudine at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zidovudine.

Store:


Zidovudine is handled and stored by a health care provider. You will not store it at home. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; tiredness; vomiting; weakness.


Precaution:


Before taking Zidovudine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis), alcohol use, low red/white blood cells.


WARNING:


Zidovudine is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.