HIV infectionBENEFITS OF RICOVIR EM TABLET
In HIV infection
Ricovir EM 200 mg/300 mg Tablet contains two active substances both of which belong to a group of medicines called antiretrovirals. The combination works by slowing down the reproduction of the HIV virus in your body. It helps control the infection and makes your immune system work better. This lowers your chances of getting newer infections and improves your quality of life. This medicine is always taken in combination with other antiretroviral medicines. It is not a cure for HIV or AIDS and should not be used to prevent HIV after accidental exposure to risk.
As well as being a treatment for HIV infection it may be prescribed to prevent infection if you are at high risk. Some things that increase your risk include having a sexual partner who is infected, having unprotected sex, having multiple partners, and use of drugs. It is very important that you take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Taking all doses in the right amount at the right times greatly increases the effectiveness of medicines.SIDE EFFECTS OF RICOVIR EM TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if youÃ¢â¬â¢re worried about themCommon side effects of Ricovir EM
HOW TO USE RICOVIR EM TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ricovir EM 200 mg/300 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.HOW RICOVIR EM TABLET WORKS
Ricovir EM 200 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two anti-HIV medicines: Emtricitabine and Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. They prevent HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood.