WHAT IS Entecavir 0.5 MG TABLETS ?
Entecavir is an antiviral that belongs to a class of drugs known as hepatitis B virus nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
WHAT IS THE USE OF Entecavir 0.5 MG TABLETS ?
Entecavir is used to treat long-term hepatitis B infection. Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus. Long-term infection can cause liver damage, rarely liver cancer, and liver failure. Entecavir helps to decrease the amount of hepatitis B virus in your body.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF Entecavir 0.5 MG TABLETS ?
Dizziness; headache; nausea; tiredness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); symptoms of lactic acidosis (eg, fast or difficult breathing; fast or irregular heartbeat; feeling cold, especially in the arms or legs; severe dizziness or light-headedness; stomach pain with or without nausea or vomiting; unusual muscle pain; unusual weakness or tiredness); symptoms of liver problems (eg, dark urine, feeling sick to your stomach, pale stools, persistent loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.