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What If I Take an Overdose of Combivir?

People who take too much Combivir may experience the following symptoms:
(Click Combivir Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Combivir should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
Keep Combivir and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

It is very important that you not miss Combivir doses. If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.


Combivir tablets come in one strength: Combivir 150 mg/300 mg, containing 150 mg of lamivudine and 300 mg of zidovudine per tablet.

Is There a Generic Version of Combivir?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Combivir).
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