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Epivir Once Daily
Feb 9, 2003

Now that there is a one a day version of Zerit (d4T), is there also a one of day extended release version of Epivir (3TC)? Under what brand name is it sold in pharmacies?

Response from Dr. Aberg

There is a once daily 300 mg tablet of 3TC (epivir, lamivudine) available. Unlike D4T (zerit, stavudine), 3TC does not need to be formulated as an extended release. The 300 mg tablet is the same as taking 2-150 mg tablets at once. The trade name is still epivir.

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