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Emtriva Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- What are the possible side effects of emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- What is the most important information I should know about emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- How should I take emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Emtriva)?
- What happens if I overdose (Emtriva)?
- What should I avoid while taking emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- What other drugs will affect emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Emtriva)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Emtriva)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
Taking this medication will not prevent you from passing HIV to other people. Do not have unprotected sex or share razors or toothbrushes. Talk with your doctor about safe ways to prevent HIV transmission during sex. Sharing drug or medicine needles is never safe, even for a healthy person.
What other drugs will affect emtricitabine (Emtriva)?
There may be other drugs that can affect emtricitabine, making it less effective or making side effects more likely to occur. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about emtricitabine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Emtriva Information
- Emtriva Drug Interactions Center: emtricitabine oral
- Emtriva Side Effects Center
- Emtriva Overview including Precautions
- Emtriva FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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