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Sustiva - Generic Equivalent

Manufacturer: Cipla

Generic Name: Efavirenz


Strength Per Unit Price Price
200mg (60 tablets) $1.15 $69.3
200mg (120 tablets) $0.83 $138 $99

you save $39.00

Strength Per Unit Price Price
600mg (60 tablets) $2.73 $164
600mg (120 tablets) $2.17 $328 $260

you save $68.00

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Product Details

CHEMICAL NAME Efavirenz ( e FAV ir enz)


Sustiva (Efavirenz) is a form of antiviral medicine that is used to prevent HIV infection from multiplying in the body. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV infection in the body. It also helps to boost the immune system of both children and adults.  


The dosage is highly safe for children who are three months old and weigh around 8 pounds. However, the medication is not a cure for the HIV or hepatitis infection. 


Common side effects of using Sustiva (Efavirenz) are Tiredness, Dizziness, trouble sleeping, unusual dreams, Nausea, Vomiting or drowsiness. 


However, much serious side effects may include - 

  • Extreme Nausea
  • Vomiting and stomach pain
  • Severe tiredness
  • Mood changes
  • Hallucinations
  • Daze
  • Mood swings
  • Aggression
  • Jaundice


Do not use the Sustiva (Efavirenz) if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like - diabetes, liver and kidney issues. Similarly, it must be taken with precaution by lactating and pregnant women. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant. 


Before you start using the medication, talk to your doctor about your underlying medical condition. Also, talk about the existing medications that you are taking especially the Over the counter drugs, marijuana consumption, etc.

Questions and Answers | Efavirenz


1. What is the ideal method to take the medication? 


Answer - You can take medication by mouth. It is recommended that the same must be taken on an empty stomach and once every day. Taking it otherwise may increase your chances of development of infection.


2. What precautions should I take while on the medication? 


Answer - It is best to avoid driving a vehicle or heavy machinery during the course of treatment. This is because you may feel dizzy or confused while on the medication. Similarly, it is best to avoid alcohol or alcoholic beverages. 


IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.

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