Class: Antiretrovirals (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C10H12N2O4 = 224.2
Precautions: Care in history of peripheral neuropathy, hepatomegaly or renal impairment.
Indications/Uses: Nucleoside reverse transriptase inhibitor used with other agents in hiv infection; 30 or 40mg bd, with plenty of water.
Side Effects: Peripheral neuropathy. pancreatitis. gastro-intestinal upset. chest pain. dyspnoea. dizziness. insomnia. chills.