Nevimune

        

WHAT IS NEVIMUNE?


  •   NEVIMUNE is an antiretroviral drug and is used to treat infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1).
  •   The active substance in this medicine is called nevirapine.
  •   NEVIMUNE is indicated for the treatment of adults, adolescents, and children of any age infected with HIV
  •   You should take NEVIMUNE together with other antiretroviral medicines.


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING THE THERAPY?


Do not take NEVIMUNE


  •   - If you are allergic to nevirapine
  •   - If you have already taken NEVIMUNE and you have to stop treatment if you have:
  •   - Severe skin rash
  •   - Eye inflammation
  •   - Swelling of the face
  •   - General swelling
  •   - Lack of air
  •   - Pain in the muscles or joints
  •   - A general feeling of the disease
  •   - Abdominal pain
  •   - Hepatitis
  •   - Severe liver disease
  •   - If you have previously had to discontinue treating NEVIMUNE because of changes in liver function
  •  

Children and adolescents


NEVIMUNE tablets can be taken by


  •   - Children aged 16 or over
  •   - Children under the age of 16:
  •   - Body weight of 50 kg or more, or
  •   - Whose body surface is more than 1.25 m


OTHER MEDICATION AND NEVIMUNE?


It is especially important to inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken:

  •  Lady's grass (Hypericum perforatum, a medicine for the treatment of depression)
  •  Rifampicin
  •  Rifabutin
  •  Macrolides, e.g. clarithromycin
  •  Fluconazole
  •  Ketoconazole
  •  Itraconazole
  •  Methadone
  •  Warfarin
  •  Hormonal contraceptives
  •  Medicine for the treatment of HIV infection: lopinavir/ritonavir, efavirenz, etravirine, zidovudine, fosamprenavir
  •  Boceprevir or telaprevir (a medicine for the treatment of hepatitis C)

 

Pregnancy and breastfeeding


  •  The use of NEVIMUNE is not recommendable in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  •  Since that you may experience tiredness while taking NEVIMUNE, be careful while using the machines or driving a car.

 

HOW TO TAKE NEVIMUNE?


Dose: The dose is one tablet of 200 mg daily during the first 14 days of treatment ("introductory" period). After 14  days, the usual dose is one 200 mg tablet twice a day.


     If you forget to take NEVIMUNE Take the dose as soon as possible. If you notice this after more than 8 hours, take the next dose at the usual time.

 •    If you stop taking NEVIMUNE  for more than 7 days, your doctor will advise you to start again an „Introductory" period of 14 days.

 

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS?


  • Rash
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • General swelling
  • Lack of air
  • Pain in the muscles or joints
  • A decrease in the number of white blood cells (granulocytopenia)
  • A general feeling of the disease
  • Severe problems with the liver or kidneys (liver or kidney failure).
  • Reduced number of white blood cells (granulocytopenia)
  • Allergic reactions (hypersensitivity)
  • A headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Soft chair (diarrhea)
  • Inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Disturbed findings of liver research.

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Nevimune

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