What is this drug used for?
– It is used to treat hepatitis B infection.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
– Loss of strength and energy
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
– Lactic acidosis like fast breathing, fast heartbeat, abnormal heartbeat, vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath, severe loss of strength and energy, severe dizziness, feeling cold, or muscle pain or cramps.
– Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin.
– Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Note:?This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.
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Generic Availability: US
May be product dependent
Storage and Stability
Store at 25?C (77?F); excursions permitted to 15?C to 30?C (59?F to 86?F). Protect from light. After opening, oral solution can be used up to expiration date on the bottle.
As reported with adult patients, unless otherwise noted.
Central nervous system: Fatigue, headache
Dermatologic: Skin rash
Endocrine & metabolic: Glycosuria, hyperglycemia
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain (children and adolescents), diarrhea, dyspepsia, increased serum lipase, nausea, unpleasant taste (children and adolescents), vomiting
Hepatic: Increased serum alanine aminotransferase, increased serum bilirubin
Renal: Increased serum creatinine
<1%, postmarketing, and/or case reports: Alopecia, anaphylactoid shock, dizziness, drowsiness, hepatomegaly, hepatomegaly with steatosis, hypoalbuminemia, increased serum transaminases, insomnia, lactic acidosis, macular edema (Muqit 2011), thrombocytopenia