Baraclude is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) entecavir. On this page you will find out more about Baraclude, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: entecavir
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Baraclude 50 microgram/mL oral liquid solution, 210 mL
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Baraclude is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection infection in adults 16 years or older with evidence of active liver inflammation. This indication is based on histologic, virologic, biochemical and serological responses in nucleoside-treatment naive and lamivudine-resistant adult patients with HBeAg-positive or HBeAg-negative chronic HBV infection with compensated liver disease.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Oral solution, clear, colourless to pale yellow solution.|
|Dosage Form||Oral Liquid, solution|
|Route of administration||Oral|
210 mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light|
|Life time||2 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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