How should I take lamivudine?

You should take lamivudine exactly as directed by your doctor. Typically , this will be, for HIV, 300 mg. once daily or 150 mg. twice daily; for HBV without HIV, 100 mg. once daily; and for HBV with HIV, 300 mg. twice daily. If you take the liquid formulation, be sure to measure it with a medicine spoon or oral dosing syringe.

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