Zovirax 400 Mg
Zovirax 400 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.
Zovirax 400 Mg Tablet, an anti-viral drug, prevents the growth of the virus by attacking the infected cells.
Drug = Aciclovir
Strength = 400 Mg
Manufacturer = Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
How To Take
Take Zovirax 400 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zovirax 400 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 400 Mg is recommended for pregnant women. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take Zovirax 400 Mg medicine.
Breast-feeding:- Zovirax 400 Mg is excreted through the breastmilk. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take Zovirax 400 Mg medicine. Monitoring of any undesired effects is necessary.
Hydration:-Zovirax 400 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 400 Mg medicine.
Impaired kidney function:-Zovirax 400 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 400 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 400 Mg Tablet has not been established in children less than 2 years of age.
Zovirax 400 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus.
Zovirax 400 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chicken pox which is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus.