Zepdon 400mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:49 am

Zepdon 400mg Tablet

Uses of Zepdon 400mg Tablet

Zepdon 400mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

HIV-1 Infection, with Other Antiretrovirals, in Patients Age 4 Weeks and Older Weighing At Least 3 Kg

Side effects of Zepdon 400mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Zepdon 400mg Tablet are – Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Insomnia, Nausea, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Lipodystrophy, Rash, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

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

Precautions while using Zepdon 400mg Tablet

Do not use Zepdon 400mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Raltegravir

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Zepdon 400mg Tablet.

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 Zepdon 400mg Tablet works

Zepdon 400mg Tablet contains – Raltegravir

Raltegravir inhibits HIV-1 integrase, an enzyme required for HIV-1 replication.

Dosage of Zepdon 400mg Tablet

The dosage of Zepdon 400mg Tablet 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 Zepdon 400mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Zepdon 400mg Tablet, 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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Drug :- Antacids containing aluminum or magnesium: Ingestion within 2 hours of raltegravir administration significantly decreases raltegravir plasma level. Use alternative antacids, such as those containing calcium carbonate.

Fibric acid derivatives, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors: May increase risk of rhabdomyolysis. Monitor therapy.

UGT1A1 inducers (rifampin): May decrease raltegravir level. Adjust raltegravir dosage to 800 mg b.i.d. when administering with rifampin.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.