Efavir 200mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:15 am

Efavir 200mg Capsule

Uses of Efavir 200mg Capsule

Efavir 200mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

HIV Infection

Side effects of Efavir 200mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Efavir 200mg Capsule are – Rash, Headache, Itching, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Dizziness, Fatigue, Anxiety, Nausea, Abnormal Dreams, Fever

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Efavir 200mg Capsule

Do not use Efavir 200mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Efavirenz

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Efavir 200mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Efavir 200mg Capsule works

Efavir 200mg Capsule contains – Efavirenz

Efavirenz is in a class of medications called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood.

Dosage of Efavir 200mg Capsule

The dosage of Efavir 200mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Efavir 200mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Efavir 200mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Food :- Alcohol use: May enhance CNS effects. Discourage use together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.