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    30 tablets $26.7 USD
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Do you need a prescription for entecavir?

Yes, entecavir is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is entecavir without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase entecavir, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for entecavir in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a entecavir savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your entecavir with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a entecavir coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide entecavir coupons or FREE entecavir samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for entecavir in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much entecavir?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using entecavir. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much entecavir. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic entecavir?

Generic entecavir (ETV) refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of entecavir

Entecavir is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic HBV infection (hepatitis B virus).

Active ingredient of entecavir

The active ingredient of entecavir is entecavir.

US brand name of entecavir and manufacturer

Entecavir is available in the US under the brand name Baraclude. It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

UK brand name of entecavir and manufacturer

In the UK, entecavir is available under the brand name Baraclude. It is also manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Prescription requirement for entecavir

A prescription (Rx) is required for entecavir in both the US and the UK.

Availability of entecavir in the UK with NHS prescription

Entecavir is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by entecavir

Entecavir is an antiviral drug (hepatitis B virus nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors) used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection (HBV) in patients who have evidence of active viral replication and either evidence of persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases (ALT or AST) or histologically active disease.

How does entecavir work?

Entecavir belongs to a class of medications called nucleoside analogs (nucleoside analogue). It works by blocking the reverse transcriptase enzyme, which is necessary for the replication of the hepatitis B virus. By inhibiting this enzyme, entecavir helps to reduce the viral load and slow down the progression of the disease.

Forms of entecavir available

Entecavir is available in the form of oral film coated 1 mg tablets and as an oral solution.

Dosage of entecavir

The dosage of entecavir may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition, liver function, and response to treatment. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose, and take your next dose at the normal time. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions provided by the healthcare provider.

Directions for entecavir use

Entecavir should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The tablets are usually taken orally, on an empty stomach. It is important to continue taking entecavir for the full prescribed duration, even if symptoms improve.

Warnings and precautions for entecavir

  • Tell your doctor if you have HIV infection, kidney disease, liver transplant, or have previously taken hepatitis B drugs
  • Regular monitoring of liver function and HBV DNA levels is necessary during entecavir treatment
  • Entecavir will not prevent complications such as cirrhosis of the liver, it will not cure hepatitis B virus, but it will prevent more liver damage
  • It is not known if entecavir passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding

Use of entecavir if pregnant or planning pregnancy

The use of entecavir during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

Possible side effects of entecavir

In clinical trials common adverse events of entecavir may include headache, fatigue, dizziness, and nausea. Serious side effects such as liver problems and lactic acidosis are rare but can occur. Tell your healthcare provider if you have ever had liver disease. Get medical advice right away if you have a serious side effects such as an allergic reaction. Symptoms include hives, trouble breathing, worsening shortness of breath, sore throat, chest pain, swelling of the face, tongue or throat, skin rash, blisters, and serious skin reactions.

Interactions with other drugs

Entecavir may interact with certain medications. It is important to inform your healthcare professional about all the prescription drugs, over the counter nonprescription medications, salt substitutes, herbal products, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential adverse effects and drug interactions.

Similar drugs to entecavir

Other medications used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection include tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, lamivudine, and adefovir dipivoxil.



Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

Stefano Mirabello Medical Reviewer
Pharmacist / B.Pharm
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