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Certificate validity: 03 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

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Date of initial review:

17 Aug 2016

Certificate validity:

03 Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Date of last visit:

17 Sep 2016
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The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Medindia's Medical Review Team consists of a highly qualified team of medical doctors, specialists, experts and healthcare professionals. They work closely with ourteam of editors and writersto ensure that all medical and health content published on the site is accurate and backed by medical research and studies, with references and citations provided where relevant. They are an integral part of Medindia'scontent development process and many of them also contribute their expertise as editors and writers

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All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment.

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Written by Dr. Namitha A Kumar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan on Jul 30, 2016

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Written by Dr. Namitha A Kumar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan on Jul 30, 2016

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Warnings and Precautions :
Caution is advised when used in patients with history of depression or at risk for heart disease
Avoid use with alcohol.
Take along with other anti-HIV drugs and not alone, to prevent resistance.
Continue other precautions to prevent spread of HIV infection.
Side Effects :
Sleep disturbances, headache, depressive disorders
Digestive tract disorders like nausea, diarrhea
Allergic reaction, which may be mild to severe
Lactic acidosis, which may cause muscle aches, nausea, difficulty breathing etc.
Liver disease, which may cause nausea, jaundice, dark-colored urine, clay-colored stools
Reaction to infections in the body due to improvement in the immune status
Redistribution of fat resulting in thin limbs, fat abdomen and hump in upper back

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Contact Address
IndiaMedindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd.,A-113, 3rd Avenue,Anna Nagar, Chennai-600 102 India Tel : +91-44-46212200Email :

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Medindia wields absolute control and independence throughout the website. Medindia being a commercial website, receives funding from third parties who pay for the right to advertise their companies and products on our site. This funding supports Medindia.net's efforts to develop comprehensive and credible consumer health information.

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MedIndia wields complete editorial control and independence.

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Each ad is distinct and identifiable.

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