What is Triomune (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine) used for?
Triomune (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine) is an oral medication containing a combination of medications used for the management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It works by slowing the reproduction of virus cells in the body making it easier for the immune system to control the infection. It should be noted that this treatment is only meant to manage your condition and will not completely cure the infection.
How should I use Triomune (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine)?
Strictly follow the directions provided by your physician while using (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine) to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered once daily, but your particular instructions will depend on your current health and the severity of your symptoms. The tablets should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal is suggested if you experience nausea. Never change the form of the tablets by chewing, splitting, or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Triomune (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine)?
Side effects associated with the use of Triomune (Stavudine/Lamivudine/Nevirapine) include:
Inform your physician about an unusual or serious side effects that occur such as swollen gums, flu symptoms, signs of a new infection, or any sign of a skin rash. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or other adjustments to your dosage.
Do not take Triomune if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any of the active ingredients. Triomune must not be taken if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding. Do not take Triomune if you have kidney or liver disease.
Triomune should only be taken if you have received previous treatment for HIV and specifically treatment with nevirapine.