Entaliv 0.5 Tablet is an antiviral drug with Entecavir as its active component. Manufactured by Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories LTD, it is used in combination with other medicines to treat Hepatitis.



Entaliv 0.5 Tablet is used to treat chronic Hepatitis B in adults and children above the age of 2. It is also widely used to treat HIV or AIDS-infected patients.


How do the Entaliv 0.5 Tablet Mg Tablets work?

Entecavir present in the  Entaliv 0.5 Tablet, is a nucleoside analog that disrupts DNA replication, and transcription.  

It reduces the amount of HBV in the blood by reducing the virus’ ability to multiply.


Side Effects

Here are some of the commonly reported side effects of Entaliv 0.5 Tablets,

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Headache

  • High Blood sugar

  • Reduced kidney function

  • High blood lactate levels

  • Liver issues

The side effects generally resolve on their own without any specific treatment. If they tend to persist or worsen, consult your doctor.


Risks to consider

This medicine should be used with caution in pregnant women, or breastfeeding women. Consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication.

This medicine should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease, as it may worsen kidney function. Talk to your doctor beforehand about this.

In case of a history of liver disease, talk to your doctor before taking the Entaliv 0.5 Tablet. This medicine might aggravate liver health. 

This medication might hamper your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery by causing dizziness or headaches. Refrain from these activities while taking this medicine.

This medicine is only weakly active against HIV infections and may interact with some other drugs.



Take Entaliv 0.5 Tablet as prescribed by your doctor without chewing, breaking, or crushing the tablet. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. This medication must be taken on an empty stomach.

If you miss a dose of this medicine, get it as soon as possible. But, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


Entaliv 0.5 Tablet


Entecavir (0.5mg)

Manufactured By

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd


30 tablet