Trustiva Tablet 30’s belongs to the class of medicines called ‘antiretroviral agents’ used to treat HIV infection. HIV is a virus that attacks the immune cells of the body leading to decreased immunity. It spreads through body fluids such as semen, vaginal fluid, and blood. Symptoms include fever, chills, rash, night sweats, muscle aches, tiredness, and sore throat that usually last for days to several weeks.
Trustiva Tablet 30’s contains Emtricitabine, Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate and Efavirenz. Efavirenz is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, Emtricitabine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor. They work by inhibiting the reverse transcriptase enzyme production, which is necessary for the multiplication of the viruses. This effect helps to inhibit viral replication.
You should take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. The common side-effects of Trustiva Tablet 30’s are dizziness, headache, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rashes (red spots or blotches sometimes with blistering and swelling of the skin), and feeling weak. These side-effects usually resolve without requiring any medical attention. However, if any of these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately.
It is not recommended to take Trustiva Tablet 30’s if you are allergic to any contents of it. Trustiva Tablet 30’s is not recommended for use in lactating mothers, children and adolescents under 18 years of age. Trustiva Tablet 30’s may cause dizziness, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy. Consumption of alcohol may increase the risk of side effects, therefore avoid alcohol consumption.