What is Entecavir?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Baraclude

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Entecavir is in a class of medications called nucleoside analogs. It is used to treat chronic hepatitis B infection in people who have liver damage. It works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis B virus in the body.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Entecavir

Side effect Patients
Dyshidrotic Eczema 1
Headaches 1

Why patients stopped taking Entecavir

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped taking Entecavir

Duration

Stopped taking Entecavir

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Entecavir after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Tenofovir (Viread) 1

Patients stopped taking Entecavir and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Tenofovir (Viread) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Entecavir.