Generic Name(s): Entecavir
Drug Class: Hepatitis B NRTIs
Treats: chronic hepatitis B
Baraclude is a medicine that is used for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is recommended for adults who have an active virus and/or damage in the liver. It works by fighting HBV and reducing it in the blood. This gives your liver a chance to improve. Baraclude cannot cure hepatitis B, but it can help patients manage their condition.
Baraclude Discount Coupon - Save Up To 75%** Off!
The free Pharmacy Coupons Baraclude Coupon and Discount Card can save you up to 75%** off your prescription prices. All you have to do is print the coupon and bring it to the pharmacy to receive the benefits of our drug discount program. This coupon is not insurance and is not valid in combination with any government-sponsored drug plans.
Baraclude Manufacturer Savings Programs
Baraclude Access Program allows individuals to save on their prescription costs.
View Baraclude Manufacturer Rebates
Baraclude is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Hepatitis B has no cure; Baraclude does not completely eliminate this ailment. It is used to lower the amount of hepatitis B that is found in the body. This in turn lowers the chance of the virus cells multiplying and infecting more liver cells. Lowering the amount of hepatitis B in the body will improve the condition of the liver. Studies are being conducted to determine if Baraclude is able to reduce the chances of getting liver damage or cancer. Below you will find the uses for Baraclude.
- Hepatitis B
Dosage varies depending on your condition as well as the way your body react to the medication. Follow the instructions that your doctor gives you. Baraclude should be taken orally on an empty stomach. It should be at least two hours after food and two hours before you have your next meal. Take the medication at the same time of the day so that you do not forget to take the medication. If you stop taking the medication before your prescription is over, your hepatitis B might get worst. Below you will find a typical dosage of Baraclude.
- Adults and children over 16: 0.5-1 mg or 10-20 mL taken once daily
- Children between 2 and 16 weighing over 30 kg: 0.5-1 mg or 10-20 mL taken once daily
- Children between 2 and 16 weighing 10-30 kg: dose is determined by weight, usually 3-20 mL taken once daily
Baraclude Side Effects
Like any drug, Baraclude may cause side effects. If you experience severe or persistent side effects, you should consult your doctor. Below you will find a list of side effects associated with Baraclude. Note that not all possible side effects are listed.
- Upset stomach
- Belching or indigestion
- Unusual drowsiness
Contact your doctor immediately if you experience the following:
Before you start using Baraclude, inform your doctor of any medication that you are taking: all medication, including prescription, nonprescription, herbal product and supplements. Inform your doctor if you have any other condition, especially kidney or liver disease. Below you will find a list of drugs that may interact with Baraclude.