Centrex 1000 mg
Centrex 1000 mg is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus to help the body fight the infection. Centrex 1000mg is used to treat infections caused by herpes.
Description Of Centrex 1000mg
Centrex 1000mg is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus to help the body fight the infection. Centrex 1000mg is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, including genital herpes, cold sores, and shingles (herpes zoster) in adults. Centrex 1000mg is used to treat cold sores in children who are at least 12 years old, or chickenpox in children who are at least 2 years old. It does not cure herpes infections but decreases pain and itching, helps sores to heal, and prevents new ones from forming.
Centrex 1000mg Chemical Name
Centrex 1000mg Manufacturer
- Centurion Lab
Uses of Centrex 1000mg
Centrex 1000mg (Valacyclovir) is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, including genital herpes, cold sores, and shingles (herpes zoster) in adults.
What is Centrex 1000mg?
Centrex 1000mg Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Herpes Zoster, Genital Herpes and other conditions. Centrex 1000mgTablet contains Valacyclovir as an active ingredient.Centrex Tablet works by helping the sores to heal and preventing the new ones formation.
How Centrex 1000mg working?
Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug and belongs to class called synthetic nucleoside analogues. Once ingested, valacyclovir is converted in the body to active form acyclovir. It works by blocking the viral DNA replication a process essential for the virus to grow and multiply. It thus stops the virus from spreading in the body.
How is Centrex 1000mg used?
Centrex 1000mg comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken every 8 hours (three times a day) for 7 days to treat shingles. To treat genital herpes it is usually taken twice a day for 5 days. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take Centrex 1000mg exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Use this medication as soon as possible after symptoms appear. Continue to take Centrex 1000mg even if you feel well. Do not stop taking Centrex 1000mg without talking to your doctor.
Centrex 1000mg Indications
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that proper hygiene measures are adopted. Complete the course of treatment to prevent the spread of the infection. Close monitoring of liver function and kidney function may be necessary while receiving this medicine based on the clinical condition.
Centrex 1000mg Dosage
- Centrex 500mg
- Centrex 1000mg
Contraindication Of Centrex 1000mg
Centrex 1000mg tablets are contraindicated in patients who have had a demonstrated clinically significant hypersensitivity reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to Valacyclovir, acyclovir, or any component of the formulation
Adverse effects Of Centrex 1000mg
- Allergic skin rashes
- Uncontrollable movements
- Constipation and diarrhea
- Allergic reaction e.g. itching
- Upset stomach
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Centrex 1000mg
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to acyclovir, valacyclovir, or any other drugs.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking.
Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney or liver disease, problems with your immune system, human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV), or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking valacyclovir, call your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Centrex 1000mg
Do not store the medication in freezer. Store it at room temperature away from light, heat, water, moisture, pets, and children.