Fabiflu Tablet is an antiviral medicine. It has recently been approved for the treatment of mild coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It inhibits an enzyme called RNA polymerase that helps the virus make more copies of itself. This way it decreases the viral load in the body.
Take Fabiflu Tablet only as per the dose and duration suggested by your doctor. Do not self-medicate. The most common side effects of this medicine include increased uric acid level in blood, diarrhea, decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), and increased liver enzymes. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.
To make sure it is safe for you, you should let your doctor know if you have severe kidney or liver disease before taking this medicine. Fabiflu Tablet is not recommended for women who are pregnant, suspected to be pregnant or breastfeeding, as it can cause harmful effects to the developing baby. Also, inform your doctor if you have a history of hypersensitivity to this drug, have abnormalities in uric acid metabolism, or have gout.
USES OF FABIFLU TABLET
- Treatment of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
BENEFITS OF FABIFLU TABLET
In Treatment of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is a highly infectious disease that is caused by a new strain of a virus called coronavirus, that has been recently discovered. The most common symptoms are fever, cough, loss of taste or smell, breathing difficulty, nasal congestion, and diarrhea among others. Fabiflu Tablet is used to manage these symptoms in mildly infected individuals and helps you recover from the infection.
Fabiflu Tablet should be taken only if prescribed by a doctor. If you think you have come in contact with a person who has been infected with Covid-19, or if you feel any of these symptoms, consult your doctor immediately.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FABIFLU TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if youâ€™re worried about them
Common side effects of Fabiflu
- Increased uric acid level in blood
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Increased liver enzymes
HOW TO USE FABIFLU TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fabiflu Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW FABIFLU TABLET WORKS
Fabiflu Tablet is an antiviral medicine. It works by inhibiting an RNA dependent enzyme called RNA polymerase that helps the SARS-CoV-2 virus make more copies of itself. By doing so, it decreases viral load in the body.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fabiflu Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Fabiflu Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Fabiflu Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Fabiflu Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Fabiflu Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fabiflu Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fabiflu Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fabiflu Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.