Generic name: ABACAVIR SULFATE 600mg, LAMIVUDINE 300mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated
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- A Medication Guide and Warning Card that provide information about recognition of hypersensitivity reactions should be dispensed with each new prescription and refill.
- EPZICOM can be taken with or without food.
The recommended oral dose of EPZICOM for adults is one tablet daily, in combination with other antiretroviral agents.
The recommended oral dose of EPZICOM for pediatric patients weighing at least 25 kg is one tablet daily in combination with other antiretroviral agents [see Clinical Studies (14.2)]. Before prescribing EPZICOM tablets, pediatric patients should be assessed for the ability to swallow tablets.
Because it is a fixed-dose combination, EPZICOM should not be prescribed for:
- patients requiring dosage adjustment such as those with creatinine clearance less than 50 mL per min,
- patients with hepatic impairment.
Use of EPIVIR® (lamivudine) oral solution or tablets and ZIAGEN® (abacavir sulfate) oral solution may be considered.