Active ingredients: entecavir
What it is used for
Entecavir Sandoz is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus 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 lamividine-resistant adult patients with HBeAg-positive or HBeAg-negative chronic HBV infection with compensated liver disease.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, round film coated tablet with debossment on both sides, "SZ", on one side and "108" on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems