Edurant is a medication used to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have never taken HIV medicines before or who have an undetectable viral load on their current HIV medicines. It works by blocking the replication of the virus and reducing the amount of HIV in the body.
How to take Edurant:
Edurant is taken orally, once daily with a meal. It should be taken at the same time every day to ensure the best results. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Possible side effects of Edurant:
Edurant may cause some side effects, including:
Depression or mood changes
Nausea or vomiting
Rash or itching
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately.
Precautions and warnings for Edurant:
Before taking Edurant, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions, especially liver problems or abnormal heart rhythms. Edurant may interact with certain medications, including antacids, rifampin, and other HIV medications.
It is important to attend regular doctor appointments and report any new or worsening symptoms to your healthcare provider while taking Edurant. Edurant does not cure HIV infection and should be used in combination with other HIV medications.