Directory of Drugs: Baraclude (Entecavir)


Patient Information Sheet

What is the most important information about Baraclude?

What is Baraclude?

Baraclude is a prescription medicine used for chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) in adults who also have active liver damage.

It is important to stay under your healthcare professional’s care while taking Baraclude. Your healthcare professional will test the level of the hepatitis B virus in your blood regularly.

Who Should Not Use Baraclude?

What are The Risks?

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What Should I Tell My Health Care Professional?

Before you start taking Baraclude, tell your health care professional if you:

Are There Any Interactions With Drugs or Foods?

Baraclude may interact with certain other medicines that leave the body through the kidneys. Know the medicines that you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare professional and pharmacist.

How should I take Baraclude?

 Your healthcare provider will need to do regular blood tests to check your liver.

Baraclude FDA Approved 03/2005
Patient Information Sheet Revised 04/2005

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