Medicine : Zidoh (10mg)

Name:Zidoh (10mg)
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Hetero Drugs Ltd
Generic Use:Zidovudine
Composition:Zidovudine(10 Mg)
Substitutes:zido h(100ml) , zidoh (10mg)


Generic ( Zidovudine )



Typical use Of Zidovudine :AIDS, HIV Infection.
Mechanism of action of Zidovudine :Zidovudin Inhibits The Activity Of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase (RT) Via DNA Chain Termination After Incorporation Of The Nucleotide Analogue. It Competes With The Natural Substrate DGTP And Incorporates Itself Into Viral DNA. It Is Also A Weak Inhibitor Of Cellular DNA Polymerase ? And ?.
Drug Interaction of Zidovudine :Zidovudine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acyclovir, Aspirin, Atovaquone, Azapropazone, Cimetidine (HCl), Clarithromycin, Co-trimoxazole, Didanosine, Etodolac, Fenbufen, Fenoprofen, Floctafenine, Fluconazole, Flurbiprofen, Fosphenytoin, Ganciclovir (Na), Indinavir (Sulphate), Indomethacin, Interferon Alpha, Ketoconazole, Meclofenamic Acid, Meloxicam, Oxaprozin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Zidovudine :Polymyositis, Encephalitis, Anemia, Neutropenia, Leucopenia, Headache, Nausea, Insomnia.

INTERACTIONS OF ZIDOVUDINE


How Zidovudine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Zidovudine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Zidovudine

No Studies Found