Trizivir is a medication that helps treat HIV, a virus that causes AIDS. Trizivir helps prevent the HIV virus from reproducing in the body.
Trizivir should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat.
Do not take Trizivir if you are taking other medications that contain abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine. Do not have unprotected sex. Avoid sharing needles, razors, or toothbrushes.
Trizivir does not prevent the transmission of HIV during sex, always use protection. Do not share things like razors, toothbrushes and especially needles. It is unknown what effect Trizivir will have on an unborn baby. Talk with your doctor about your medication. Take all HIV medications prescribed to you when you are pregnant as the baby may be born with HIV if the mother is not properly treated. Women with HIV/AIDS should not breast-feed at all, as the virus may still be passed through the breast milk.
Patient Family Information : Trizivir should be taken exactly as it was prescribed to you. Trizivir may be taken with or without food. Generally, HIV/AIDS is treated with a few different drugs. In order to ensure the best treatment of your condition, take all medication your doctor has prescribed.
If you’ve had an allergic reaction to abacavir you must never use it again. Do not take Trizivir with any other medicines that contain abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine. Trizivir should be avoided if you have liver disease, or if you are allergic to abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine. Let your doctor know before taking Trizivir if you have kidney disease, hepatitis B, high blood pressure, heart disease, or a risk factor of heart disease (smoking, diabetes, or cholesterol).
Sever Side Effects : Serious side effects include: allergic reaction; liver problems (stomach pain. Low fever, lost appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, jaundice); lactic acidosis (muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in the arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, slow or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired); fever chills, body aches, flu symptoms, pale skin; or white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips.
Less serious side effects include: changes in the shape or location of body fat; sleep problems or strange dreams; headache, depression, anxiety; or mild diarrhea.
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