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Abacavir Oral Solution Tablets

The Name of the Generic Abacavir oral solution tablets

Name of Brands: Ziagen

Dosage Format: Oral Solution, Tablet

Drug classification: Antiretroviral Agent, Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI)

What is an Abacavir Tablet for Oral Solution?

Abacavir is available in oral and tablet form and is typically advertised under Ziagen. It is part of the class of antiretroviral medicines that are known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and can be used to treat HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) virus. Abacavir assists in preventing the spread of HIV.


  • The risk of fatal hypersensitivity reactions has been reported using abacavir. Genetic testing is advised before initiating treatment to determine people at risk of developing this type of reaction.
  • Stop abacavir as soon as possible and do not restart the medication if hypersensitivity is believed to be the cause.

Before You Start this medication:

Before starting Abacavir Oral Solution Tablets, tell your doctor about any medical issues you suffer from, such as kidney disease, liver disease, or any other known history of drug allergies.

How to Take Abacavir Oral Solution Tablets?

  • Abacavir Oral Solution can be consumed with or without food. Shake the solution vigorously before taking the dosage.
  • Abacavir Tablets are usually used orally and are taken whether or not food is included, following the instructions of your physician.
  • Follow the doctor's advice regarding dosage and time.

Specifics on Dosage:

The dose for Abacavir tablets for oral use will be decided by your physician according to factors such as your body weight, your medical history, and any other medication you may take.

What Happens If I Don't Take a Dose?

If you miss a dose, take it when you can remember. But if you're near the time to take your next dose, don't take the missed dose and follow your usual dosing regimen.

What Happens If I Overdose?

In case of an overdose, you must seek medical assistance immediately. Some of the symptoms of an overdose are nausea, vomiting, tiredness, nausea, or difficulty sleeping.

What Should be Avoided?

  • Please don't stop taking Abacavir Oral Solution Tablets without consulting with your physician since it could decrease the efficiency of your HIV treatment.
  • Please do not drink alcohol when taking the medication, as it could increase the chance of experiencing side adverse effects.

Abacavir Side-Effects Abacavir Tablets for Oral Solution: Moderate Effects The most common mild side effects can be a result of:

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue

Adverse effects: Serious adverse effects may be a result of:

  • Hypersensitivity reaction (fever and rash), nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort)
  • Lactic acidosis (unusual muscular pain, difficulty breathing, or stomach discomfort)
  • Liver problems (jaundice, dark urine, abdominal pain)

Interaction with Other Drugs:

Inform your doctor of all the medications you're taking that are not prescription drugs and herbal supplements. Abacavir oral solution tablets could interfere with other drugs, particularly those that affect the kidneys or liver.