July 30, 2016
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Epivir

"The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended 150 mg lamivudine/300 mg raltegravir (Dutrebis, Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited) for the treatment of HIV 1 infection in adults, adolesce"...

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Epivir




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OVERDOSE

There is no known specific treatment for overdose with EPIVIR. If overdose occurs, the patient should be monitored and standard supportive treatment applied as required. Because a negligible amount of lamivudine was removed via (4-hour) hemodialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, and automated peritoneal dialysis, it is not known if continuous hemodialysis would provide clinical benefit in a lamivudine overdose event.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

EPIVIR is contraindicated in patients with a previous hypersensitivity reaction to lamivudine.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/29/2016

Overdosage
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