Dovato (Dolutegravir Sodium/ Lamivudine) is a prescription medication used to treat HIV infection in adults. Dovato is a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV infection and should not be used with other HIV medicines. Dolutegravir belongs to the class of drugs known as integrase inhibitors and it works by decreasing the amount of HIV in your blood and increases the number of immune cells that help fight infections in your body. Lamivudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and works by decreasing the amount of HIV and hepatitis B in the blood. The adult dose for HIV infection is one tablet once a day.
Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Dovato from Canada by ViiV Healthcare. There is no generic available for this medication. Dovato is available in the strength of 50 mg/300 mg tablets.
The common side effects of Dovato may include headache and trouble sleeping.
Talk to your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Mental or mood changes;
• Signs of kidney problems
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not take Dovato if you are allergic to Dolutegravir and Lamivudine or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Limit alcoholic beverages as it can increase the risk of liver problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Dolutegravir may harm an unborn baby, especially during the first few months of pregnancy. It is unknown if Dolutegravir passes into breast milk. Lamivudine passes into breast milk. HIV can be transmitted through breast milk, you should not breast-feed.