abacavir

Child
Uses
  • HIV-1
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • Hypersensitivity
  • moderate to severe hepatic impairment
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • Skin rash
  • hypertriglyceridemia
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhea
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
Solution, oral: 20 mg/ml; Tablet, oral: 300 mg, Generic: 300 mg
Monitoring
  • CD4 and viral load (every 3 to 4 months)
  • CBC with differential
  • LFTs
  • BUN
  • creatinine
  • electrolytes
  • glucose
  • urinalysis (every 6 to 12 months)
Source of Suggestion