Each tablet contains
is used in combination with
other medications to treat human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
infection in patients with or
(AIDS). Abacavir is in a class
of antiviral medications called
nucleoside reverse transcriptase
inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by
slowing the spread of HIV
infection in the body. Abacavir
is not a cure and may not
decrease the number of
HIV-related illnesses. Abacavir
does not prevent the spread of
HIV to other people.
Abacavir comes as a tablet and a
solution (liquid) to take by
mouth. It is usually taken twice
a day with or without food. To
help you remember to take
abacavir, take it around the
same time every day. Follow the
directions on your prescription
label carefully, and ask your
doctor or pharmacist to explain
any part you do not understand.
Take abacavir exactly as
directed. Do not take more or
less of it or take it more often
than prescribed by your doctor.
Continue to take abacavir even
if you feel well. Do not stop
taking abacavir without talking
to your doctor.
concentration of methadone
possibly decreased by abacavir.
Should be take by on the
prescription of a registered
medical practitioner only.
Blister pack of 30 tablets