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    HIV & Herpes

    Herpes virus is of two types, both these viruses that can cause oral as well as the genital infection. The two types are:

    1. HSV-I 
    2. HSV-II
    • Oral herpes is marked by tingling, and painful blisters found in the regions like nostrils, roof of the mouth and the gums. But the most affected region is the edge of the lips where the edge meets the skin surface.
    • Genital herpes has the symptoms such as painful blisters in the region such as genitals and anal area. The condition is accompanied by fever, headache and muscle ache.

    Transmission of HSV virus

    It is very easily transferable disease. The virus can be transferred from the transmitted person to the healthy person via the mouth, genital and the anus. So any direct skin to skin contact with the infected blister like kissing and other sexual contacts. The very dangerous thing is that the disease can spread even by touching the-the blisters and transferring the fluid of the blisters to the other part of the skin like face or eye, etc. Eye infection is a very dangerous situation as the infection can result in further problems.

    HSV can also pass to the baby if the pregnant women deliver the baby vaginally.

    Precautions:

    • Avoid sex (oral, vaginal, anal)
    • Avoid using shared sex toys
    • Avoid kissing if the cold sores are on the partners lip area
    • Condom can provide only limited amount of protection as the area around the genitals may also get infected
    • HSV-infected and pregnant should plan a caesarean delivery instead of vaginal birth.

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    VIRADAY Tablet 30's

    About the drug: Tenofovir Disproxil Fumarat, Emtrictabine and Efavirenz are the constituent of a combination drug Viraday that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. Uses of the drug: Viraday is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. Viraday is sold under various trade names. This medicine may also be prescribed for treatments not mentioned here.
    €175.82
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    LAMIVIR HBV Tablet 10's

    About the drug: Lamivudine is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV and Hepatitis B virus from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the prevention of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. Lamivudine is sold under various trade names, like Lamivir (made by Cipla).This medicine may also be prescribed for treatments not mentioned here. Uses of the drug: This drug is approved for use in the treatment of HIV infections. The drug is only effective in preventing the multiplication of HIV. Lamivudine will not cure your body of HIV. You can still spread the virus to other people through infected blood (via needles, razors, tooth brush) or through unsafe sexual practices (ensure proper barrier contraception). You must take care about these things and employ proper measure so as not to spread the virus.
    €11.69
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    DUOVIR N Tablet 30's

    About the drug: Duovir-N contains three drugs: Lamivudine, Nevirapine and Zidovudine. It is the medicine that is used with other HIV drugs for the control of HIV infections. This drug is very effective in decreasing the chances of a person getting infected with this virus. It improves the condition of the patient. Lamivudine and Zidovudine are both NRTIs i.e. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors while Nevirapine is a non-NTRIs(NNTRIs). Uses of the drug: This medicine is used for HIV infections. HIV is Human Immunodeficiency Virus; this virus is responsible for spreading AIDS disease. HIV can be transmitted through blood transfusion, mother to child during pregnancy and through sexual contact with infected persons etc.
    €34.76
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    VALCIVIR 500mg Tablet 3's

    About the drug: Valcivir is Valacyclovir Hydrochloride. It is an antiviral agent that is used to treat the infections caused by HSV or herpes simplex virus. Herpes simplex virus, HSV-I &HSV-II, are responsible for causing cold sores and genital herpes respectively. The painful blisters and sores caused by these viruses are healed by Valacyclovir. Valacyclovir tablet is a pro-drug of acyclovir and hence it is readily absorbed and converted into acyclovir by liver. Uses of the drug: Cold sore and blisters: Cold sores are the infections caused by herpes simplex virus. In this infection fluid filled blister are formed on the various areas of face, body and also on the mucous membrane. These blisters leave the area red and swollen. The blisters usually heal in a few weeks but they can reappear.
    €13.05
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    NEVIMUNE 200mg Tablet 10's

    About the drug: Nevirapine is a drug that belongs to a group of medicines known as NNTRIs or non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor drugs. It is used for the treatment of HIV and is a part of antiretroviral drug therapy. It is used in combination with one of more than one drug in the retroviral drug therapy. Uses of the drug: Nevirapine is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV from multiplying in your body. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of HIV which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS.
    €12.78
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    Triomune 150/30/200mg Tablet 10'S

    About the drug: This is a combination drug containing three drugs: Stavudine+Lamivudine+Nevirapine. It belongs to a group of medicines that is given as a part of antiretroviral therapy. Triomune is a drug that prevents the HIV virus from reproducing in the body. It is approved by USFDA for the treatment of HIV/Herpes. Uses of the drug: Triomune (Stavudine+Lamivudine+Nevirapine) is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) virus from multiplying in the body. This medication is used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Triomune will however, not cure the body of HIV.
    €22.93