Zovirax 200 Mg
Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet is an antiviral agent which is used in the treatment of infections caused by herpes virus such as chickenpox and herpes zoster. The effect of this medicine is higher if it is started as soon as symptoms appear.
It is best that you avoid taking Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet if you allergic to the drug or any ingredients in it. Special care should be taken if you are on Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet and suffer from other health issues like kidney problems, abnormalities of the nervous system or taking various other drugs. Inform you doctor if you are on medication that treats gout, asthma, peptic ulcers or if you are taking an immunosuppressant. In this case he will prescribe Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet only if it is safe for you. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should take medical advice before they start taking Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet, to ensure if the drug is safe for their child or not.
Drug = Acyclovir
Strength = 200 Mg
Manufacturer = Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
How To Take
Take Zovirax 200 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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Pregnancy:-Zovirax 200 Mg is recommended for pregnant women. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take Zovirax 200 Mg medicine.
Breast-feeding:- Zovirax 200 Mg is excreted through the breastmilk. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of any undesired effects is necessary.
Hydration:-Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet may increase the risk of kidney injury when taken with other medicines that cause kidney injury. Adequate water should be consumed to prevent the accumulation of Zovirax 200 Mg medicine.
Impaired kidney function:-Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet is used with caution in the patients with the severe kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Elderly population:-Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet is used with caution in the elderly population with kidney injury or liver injury due to increase in the risk of neurological problems. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Pediatric population:-The safety and efficacy of the oral formulation of Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet has not been established in children less than 2 years of age.
Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection which is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus.
Zovirax 200 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus.
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