Drug Guide

Zyomet Gel (Metronidazole 0.75% w/w)

Zyomet Gel contains metronidazole. Metronidazole belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoal and antibacterial agents and has been shown to help control infection and inflammation in certain skin problems, such as rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition which causes redness and spots on the face. Keep Zyomet Gel away from your eyes.

Zidoval 7.5mg/g Vaginal Gel (Metronidazole 0.75%)

Zidoval gel is for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (commonly known as BV), it works against the bacteria most often responsible for bacterial vaginal infection. By applying Zidoval gel directly into the vagina, metronidazole can destroy the bacteria at the site of infection) wit are inn sure why liduvat vaginal get has been prescribed for you, ask your doctor. Your doctor may still want you to use Zidoval vaginal gel. Before using Zidoval gel, you may also wish to discuss with your doctor or pharmacist whether you may consume alcohol while using this product.

Ziagen 300 mg Tablets (Abacavir)

Ziagen contains abacavir (which is also an active ingredient in medicines such as Kivexa and Trizivir). Some people who take abacavir may develop a hypersensitivity reaction (a serious allergic reaction), which can be life-threatening if they continue to take abacavir.

Zeffix (Lamivudine) 100 mg film-coated tablets

Zeffix belongs to a group of medicines called antivirals. It is used for the treatment of hepatitis B virus infection. Hepatitis B is a virus which infects the liver, and leads to liver damage. Zeffix can be used in people whose liver is damaged but still functions (compensated liver disease) and in people whose liver is damaged and does not function normally (decompensated liver disease).

Wellvone (Atovaquone)

Wellvone is used to treat a lung infection called Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in people who cannot take the medicine co-trimoxazole. This disease is caused by an organism called Pneumocystis jiroveci (which used to be called Pneumocystis carinii).

Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil)

Viread contains the active substance, tenofovir disoproxil. This active substance is an antiretroviral or antiviral medicine which is used to treat HIV or HBV or both. Tenofovir is a nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor, generally known as an NRTI and works by interfering with the normal working of enzymes (in HIV reverse trans criptase; in hepatitis B DNA polymerase) that are essential for the viruses to reproduce themselves.

Viramune (Nevirapine)

Viramune belongs to a group of medicines called antiretrovirals, used in the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) infection.