Virovir 500 Mg
Virovir 500 Mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of shingles, a herpes zoster infection which occurs in patients who have had chicken pox in the past. This infection causes pain, burning, and blisters. Virovir 500 Mg is also used to treat or prevent repeat outbreaks of fever, blisters, and cold sores in people with normal immunity and sores formed around genitals and rectum from time to time. It does not cure herpes infection and may not stop the spread of herpes infection to other people.
Drug = Famciclovir
Strength = 500 Mg
Manufacturer = Fdc Ltd.
How To Take
Take Virovir 500 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Virovir 500 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Virovir 500 Tablet
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Elevated liver enzymes
Nervousness and confusion
Skin rash and itching
Pregnancy:-Virovir 500 Mg is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking Virovir 500 Mg medicine.
Breast-feeding:- Virovir 500 Mg is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking Virovir 500 Mg medicine.
Impaired kidney function:-Virovir 500 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a severe kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Effect on nervous system:-Patients who experience drowsiness, sleepiness, or confusion while on treatment with Virovir 500 Mg Tablet are advised not to perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery.
Geriatric use:-Virovir 500 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in the elderly population with kidney injury or liver injury due to an increase in the risk of neurological problems. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Hydration:-Virovir 500 Mg Tablet may increase the risk of kidney injury when taken with other medicines that cause kidney damage. An adequate amount of water should be consumed to decrease this risk.
Virovir 500 Mg is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection (shingles). The infection is characterized by a painful rash with blisters and burning. It occurs in patients who have had chicken pox in the past.
Virovir 500 Mg is used for the treatment and prevention of recurrent episodes of genital herpes, which are sores that form around the genitals and rectum from time to time in people with a normal immune system.
Virovir 500 Mg is used to treat repeat outbreaks of herpes cold sores and fever blisters that occur in people with a normal immune system.