ABACAVIR/LAMIVUDINE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Epzicom
Phonetic Pronunciation: (a-BAK-a-vir/la-MIV-ue-deen)
Information last revised May 2010
What does ABACAVIR/LAMIVUDINE - ORAL look like?
Epzicom 600 mg-300 mg Tab
This product contains 2 drugs: abacavir and lamivudine. It is used with other medications to help control your HIV infection, thereby improving your quality of life. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This product also lowers your risk of getting HIV disease complications (such as new infections, cancer). Abacavir and lamivudine both belong to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). Abacavir/lamivudine is not a cure for HIV infection and it does not prevent the spread of HIV to others through sexual contact or blood contamination (such as sharing used needles).
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