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Viramune - Generic Equivalent

Manufacturer: Cipla

Generic Name: Nevirapine


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200mg (30 tablets) $1.87 $56.25
200mg (60 tablets) $1.35 $112 $81.4

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200mg (90 tablets) $1.22 $168 $110

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200mg (120 tablets) $1.12 $224 $134

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Product Details

CHEMICAL NAME Viramune (ne- VYE - ta - peen)

Viramune (Nevirapine) is a form of antiviral medicine used to prevent HIV infection from spreading. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in the body to boost the immune system and its functions. 


It belongs to a class of drugs called as the Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors or NNRTI. It is used to treat HIV and the virus from causing new diseases. 


Common side effects of using Viramune are Tiredness, Nausea, Vomiting or drowsiness. 


However, much serious side effects may include - 

  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain in upper stomach
  • Tiredness
  • Fever
  • Clay colored stools
  • Jaundice


Do not use the Viramune if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like - diabetes and hypertension.  The ideal dosage cycle is of 28 days. Once post that, your doctor will change the medication. Similarly, it must be taken with precaution by lactating and pregnant women. 


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.


Speak to your doctor about underlying medical issues including kidney issues, liver problems, hepatitis ot lactose intolerance. 

Questions and Answers | FAQ Viramune

1. Can I drink alcohol with this medication? 


Answer- If you are taking the above medication, avoid the use of alcohol, drugs, etc. as it makes you dizzy.


2.  What if I stop taking the medication? 


Answer - If you have voluntarily stopped taking medication for more than a week, talk to your doctor about restarting the same.


Take the medication as directed. However, avoid taking more than 2 doses to catch up on a missed dose.


3.  Can I drive heavy machinery?


It is best to avoid driving a vehicle or heavy machinery during treatment.

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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