Dolutegravir 50mg is an antiviral medicine and prescribed in combination with other antiretroviral medicines.
It belongs to Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitor (INSTIs) class of medications and given to therapy-naïve, therapy experienced INSTI- naïve patients or virologically suppressed people with other antiretroviral medications.
This medicine changes your immune system and this is called Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome or IRIS. In rare case, the immune system recovers and gets stronger to fight all the existing infections existing in the body.
It is used in the treatment of HIV, and reduce the risk of causing AIDS in the individuals.
Dolutegravir tablets in the combination with other antiretroviral medicines is given as a regimen to post exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection.
The medicine blocks the virus from growing and infecting more cells.
The medicine does not cure but treats HIV. To prevent the spreading of virus
The infected persons should not share any personal items like razors, tooth brushes, etc. with others.
Uninfected persons should not come in contact with the blood of the infected persons.
Talk to your doctor about all the risks, affects and reactions when the medicine combine with other medications.
If you skip the doses continuously call your doctor for new schedule and continue the medicine.
Do not take self-decisions on quitting the medicine as it will increase the complication of viruses in the body.