"Viral hepatitis â€“ a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E- affects almost 400 million people worldwide, causing both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) liver disease and killing more than 1.4 million peop"...
Doses of adefovir dipivoxil 500 mg daily for 2 weeks and 250 mg daily for 12 weeks have been associated with gastrointestinal side effects. If overdose occurs the patient must be monitored for evidence of toxicity, and standard supportive treatment applied as necessary.
Following a 10 mg single dose of HEPSERA, a four-hour hemodialysis session removed approximately 35% of the adefovir dose.
HEPSERA is contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to any of the components of the product.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/7/2017
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