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Lamivudine Dosages

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dosage for lamivudine

Good day to you doc! i would like to know the right dosage for lamivudine. how much tablet im going to take everyday for a hepa b patient like me. thanks! and more power!
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The dose for patients with hepatitis B alone is 100 mg daily. Read more »

Change of med

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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...antiretrovirals does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lamivudine comes in liquid and tablet form and is taken by mouth. Lamivudine is also... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...liquid form. The normal dose of lamivudine is 300 mg daily: either one 300 mg tablet daily, or one 150 mg tablet twice a day. The dosage should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). It is also available as a scored... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...milligrams (mg) of abacavir (Ziagen) and 300 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Epzicom can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...of zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT) and 150 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Combivir can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh less... Read more »
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...4 February, i had unprotected vaginal sex with a thai sex worker for less than two minutes. within 24 hours i took Kaletra, lamivudine and zidovudine for 28 days. on 30 March(8 weeks later), this woman had ECLIA/ Roche Diagnostics test with... Read more »