Abacavir/Dolutegravir/Lamivudine Oral Tablet
Do not break or crush the tablet.
Keep the medicine in its original container.
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
Keep the desiccant (drying) packet in the bottle and keep the bottle closed tightly.
This medicine does not stop the spread of viruses that are passed through the blood or during sex.
Always use condoms during sex.
Do not share needles or other personal objects such as shavers or toothbrushes.
Do not take any antacids or vitamins with magnesium, calcium, aluminum, iron, or zinc for 6 hours before or 2 hours after taking this medicine.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
If you miss 2 or more doses in a row, contact your doctor for instructions.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.
It is very important that you continue using this medicine for the full number of days that it is prescribed. Please do not stop the medicine even if you start to feel better after the first few days.
Use effective birth control to avoid pregnancy.
It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.
It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
Use condoms to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases.
Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.
Contact your doctor if you develop any signs of a new infection such as fever, cough, sore throat, or chills.
Wash your hands often and avoid close contact with people with infections such as colds and flu.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not breastfeed while on this medicine.
This medicine can hurt a new baby in the womb. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, tell your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a different medicine.
Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any swelling of your hands, face, lips, eyes, throat or tongue.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
This medicine can cause serious side effects in some patients. Important information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is available from your pharmacist. Please review it carefully with your pharmacist to understand the risks associated with this medicine.
Always refill this medicine before it runs out.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- lack of energy and tiredness
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- changes in memory, mood, or thinking
- swelling of the face, mouth, tongue or throat
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- fever or chills
- severe or persistent headache
- fast or irregular heart beats
- pain in the joints
- symptoms of liver damage (such as yellowing of skin or eyes, dark urine, unusual tiredness or weakness; severe stomach or back pain)
- mouth sores or irritation
- muscle pain
- unusual growth or lump on the neck
- feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
- skin irritation such as redness, itching, rash, or burning
- shortness of breath
- difficulty swallowing
- difficulty adjusting to changes in temperature
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- severe or persistent vomiting
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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