Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension

Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is a compounded medication used to treat HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia.
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Formula Information

Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is a compounded medication used to treat a variety of diseases, including HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia. This medication is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) that works by blocking the action of the enzyme reverse transcriptase, which is necessary for the virus to replicate. Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is an effective treatment for HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia, and is available in a convenient oral suspension form. This formulation is easy to administer and can be taken with or without food. It is important to note that Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension may cause side effects, including nausea, vomiting, headache, and diarrhea. Patients should be monitored closely for any adverse reactions and should contact their healthcare provider if any occur.

At Bayview Pharmacy, we are proud to offer Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension as a compounded medication to treat HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia. Our experienced compounding pharmacists are available to answer any questions you may have about this formulation. Reach out to us today to learn more.

Drug Interactions

This formulation of Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is indicated for the treatment of HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia. Zidovudine is an antiviral medication that works by blocking the action of an enzyme called reverse transcriptase, which is needed for the virus to replicate. Zidovudine has been shown to reduce the amount of virus in the body and improve symptoms associated with HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia. Zidovudine should be taken as directed by your healthcare provider.

Patients should be aware that Zidovudine may interact with other medications, including antacids, antibiotics, antifungals, and certain HIV medications. Patients should also be aware that Zidovudine may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and fatigue. Patients should contact their healthcare provider if they experience any of these side effects.

Prescribers should be aware that Zidovudine may interact with other medications, including antacids, antibiotics, antifungals, and certain HIV medications. Prescribers should also be aware that Zidovudine may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and fatigue. Prescribers should monitor patients for any signs of adverse reactions and adjust the dosage as needed.

If you have any questions about this formulation of Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension or its interactions, please reach out to us.

How Does it Work

Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is an antiviral medication used to treat HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia. It works by blocking the action of an enzyme called reverse transcriptase, which is needed for the virus to replicate. Zidovudine is taken orally, usually once or twice daily, depending on the severity of the infection. It is important to take the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is also important to take all of the doses, even if you are feeling better. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double up on doses.

Zidovudine can cause side effects, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and fatigue. It can also cause anemia, which can be serious. If you experience any of these side effects, contact your doctor right away.

If you have any questions about Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension or how it works to treat HIV, AIDS, CMV Retinitis, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Pneumocystis Pneumonia, please reach out to us. We are here to help.

Other Uses

This formulation of Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is also used to treat other conditions such as myelosuppression, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. It is also used to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Additionally, it is used to reduce the risk of HIV infection in individuals who have been exposed to the virus. It is also used to reduce the risk of HIV infection in individuals who are at high risk of infection, such as those who are sexually active and/or intravenous drug users. Zidovudine 20 mg/ml Oral Suspension is also used to reduce the risk of HIV infection in individuals who are undergoing blood transfusions. It is also used to reduce the risk of HIV infection in individuals who are undergoing organ transplants. Finally, it is used to reduce the risk of HIV infection in individuals who are undergoing hemodialysis. If you have any questions about the other uses of this formulation, please reach out to us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.

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