Efavir

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Brand Name: Efavir
API: Efavirenz
Packaging: 30 Tablets
Strength: 200 mg/600 mg
Manufacturer Name: Cipla Ltd

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Uses of medication: Efavir contains the active ingredient Efavirenz. This medication is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTIs) used in conjunction with other antiretroviral medicines for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type-1 infection.

Dosage: The recommended adult dosage of Efavir (efavirenz) is 600 mg taken orally, once daily together with a PI or NRTIs. Efavirenz is taken on an empty stomach, routinely at bedtime. Dosing at bedtime may help enhance the tolerability of nervous system symptoms. The recommended dosage of Efavir (efavirenz) for pediatric patients aged 3 years or older and weighing between 10 kg to less than 15 kg, 15 kg to less than 20 kg, 20 kg to less than 25 kg, 25 kg to less than 32.5 kg, and 32.5 kg to less than 40 kg is 200 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg, 350 mg, and 400 mg respectively. The recommended dosage of Efavir (efavirenz) for pediatric patients weighing beyond 40 kg is 600 mg once daily.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported side effects of Efavirenz tablets are:

  • rash
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • vomiting

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Efavirenz 200 mg/600 mg tablet is not for patients with previously known demonstrated clinically significant hypersensitivity (eg, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, or toxic skin eruptions) to any of the existing components of this product.
  • The plasma concentrations of Efavirenz may be altered by inducers, inhibitors, or substrates of CYP3A. Likewise, this medicinal product may be responsible for altering plasma concentrations of medicines metabolized by either CYP3A or CYP2B6.
  • Efavirenz tablets must not be considered as a single agent for the treatment of HIV-1 infection or added as a sole therapeutic option to a failing regimen.
  • Coadministration of Efavirenz 600 mg/200 mg with Atripla (emtricitabine 200 mg, efavirenz 600 mg, tenofovir 300 mg) is not recommended, since the medication efavirenz is one of its active ingredients. 
  • Patients with Efavirenz treatment who experience central nervous system (CNS) symptoms such as impaired concentration, dizziness, or drowsiness need to avoid potentially hazardous activity such as driving or operating any machinery.
  • Efavirenz may be responsible for causing fetal harm if administered during the first trimester to a pregnant female. Pregnancy needs to be avoided in females receiving treatment with Efavirenz.

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Storage: Efavirenz tablets or Efavirenz capsules need to be stored at a temperature of 25° C (77° F); excursions permitted to 15° C to 30° C (59° F to 86° F).

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma (TIP) helps connect buyers with suppliers who can ship EFAVIR at the global level as per the need of buyers. The Indian Pharma (TIP) provides the guarantee of quality and delivery for the EFAVIR Tablets.

Buying Procedure: In order to buy EFAVIR Efavirenz tablets, you can contact us at our TOLL-FREE: 1800 889 1064 or on WhatsApp Number +91 8130290915 or Email us at: info@theindianpharma.com along with your Identity Proof, Valid Prescription Letter, and Medical Reports.

Conclusion: Therapy with efavirenz (Efavir) can significantly improve the quality of life (QoL) of patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but its efficacy mainly relies on patient adherence.

FAQ

What does Efavir contain as an active substance?
The medicine Efavir tablets specifically contains the active substance Efavirenz.

How is Efavirenz supplied?
Efavirenz is supplied as an oral capsule and an oral tablet. It is commercially available by prescription only. 

How much does Efavirenz cost in India?
The cost of Efavirenz tablets in India can vary. If you want to buy Efavir online, then THE INDIAN PHARMA (TIP) can help you to access this medicinal product at the lowest price through legal channels.

Is the Efavirenz Tablet Available In India?
Efavirenz is a pharmaceutical prescription drug that can be only dispensed against a valid prescription from a treating physician. THE INDIAN PHARMA (TIP) can facilitate the supply of Efavirenz to all locations after fulfilling the legal requirement (if applicable). Please contact us via +91 8130290915 | TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064 or write us at info@theindianpharma.com to buy Efavirenz tablets online in India.

Can I get Efavirenz even if I am not based in India?
THE INDIAN PHARMA (TIP) helps patients in accessing Efavir (Efavirenz), not approved in their native country against the valid prescription and in conformity with the local laws and regulations of their respective country.

Where can I get Efavirenz Tablets at the best price?
In order to get the best price of Efavirenz in India and other countries, always buy this medication from a Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Company which is GDP certified. Noida-based THE INDIAN PHARMA (TIP) can offer the best price for Efavir (Efavirenz) Tablets.

Is it safe to buy Efavirenz online from India?
Yes, one can buy Efavirenz from India at the best price from The Indian Pharma (TIP) if Efavirenz is not registered or is unavailable in the country. We can help facilitate the supply of Efavirenz through legal channels.

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