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Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

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Epzicom (abacavir/lamivudine or ABC/3TC) is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV/AIDS. It is approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of HIV infection in adults. It is listed in the DHHS HIV treatment guidelines as part of an alternative regimen for people starting HIV treatment for the first time, when taken in combination with Sustiva, Edurant, Reyataz/Norvir, Prezista/Norvir, Lexiva/Norvir, Kaletra or Isentress.

Epzicom

Adult single dose: Take one tablet once daily. Each tablet contains 600 mg of abacavir and 300 mg of lamivudine.

Restrictions:

  • Contraindicated in cases of previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to Ziagen or any other component of Epzicom.
  • Contraindicated in cases of hepatic impairment.
  • Epzicom should not be administered with other Epivir- or Retrovir-containing products or Emtriva-containing products.
  • Women should not breastfeed while on Epzicom.


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