Zidovir Syrup, Zidovudine

Zidovir Syrup

Zidovudine

Zidovir Syrup

100ml

Cipla Ltd

Syrup

50 mg/5 mL

India

Zidovudine

Uses
Zidovir Syrup is an anti-retroviral which is prescribed and used in treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.
How it Works
Zidovir Syrup treats HIV infections by inhibiting viral reverse transcriptase and DNA polymerases. The HIV virus needs An enzyme called RT (reverse transcriptase) to replicate its DNA in order to spread and infect more cells. Zidovir Syrup works by blocking the reverse transcriptase, this then helps to terminate the DNA chain and prevent the virus from multiplying. Zidovir Syrup slows down the HIV Infection progress in the body but it is not a cure.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Zidovir Syrup may suffer from such side effects; Diarrhea, Decreased appetite, Headaches, Sleep disruption, Body fat abnormalities, Digestive upset or discomfort