Epivir-HBV is generally well-tolerated, but side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and fatigue. Rarely, it can cause more serious side effects, such as liver damage, anemia, and an increased risk of infection. It is important to discuss any potential side effects with a doctor before taking Epivir-HBV.
The active ingredients in Epivir-HBV are lamivudine and emtricitabine. Lamivudine is also known by the brand name Epivir and emtricitabine is also known by the brand name Emtriva. These ingredients work together to reduce the amount of virus in the body and help prevent it from replicating.
Epivir-HBV is a highly effective medication for treating chronic HBV infection, but it is important to follow the doctor’s instructions and take it exactly as prescribed. It is also important to discuss any potential side effects with a doctor before taking Epivir-HBV. With the right treatment plan, Epivir-HBV can help reduce the amount of virus in the body and help prevent it from causing further damage to the liver.