Famtrex 250 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.
Description Of Famtrex 250
Famtrex 250 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. This medicine 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.
Famtrex 250 Chemical Name
- Famciclovir (250mg)
Famtrex 250 Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Famtrex 250
- Herpes Zoster Infections
- Genital Herpes
- Herpes labialis
What is Famtrex 250?
Famtrex Tablet is used for Cold sores, Fever blisters, Genital herpes, Shingles, Mouth infection and other conditions. Famtrex Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Famtrex Tablet contains Famciclovir as an active ingredient.
Famtrex Tablet works by blocking the viral DNA replication and inhibits the virus from spreading.
How Famtrex 250 working
Famtrex 250 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.
How is Famtrex 250 used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Famtrex 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Famtrex 250 Indications
take Famtrex 250 mg Tablet only as directed. Do not take more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine. Use this medicine as soon as possible after symptoms appear and complete the entire treatment schedule even if you feel better after the initial doses.
Famtrex 250 Dosage
If a dose of Famtrex 250 mg Tablet is missed, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, continue with the normal dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Famtrex 250
Adverse effects Of Famtrex 250
- Stomach pain
- Skin rash
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Famtrex 250
Avoid driving or opearting heavy machinery
Avoid intercourse and practice safe sex during treatment
Consult a doctor if you have liver or kidney problems or genital herpes
Do not drive or operate machinery
Notify doctor if planning to become or are currently pregnant or breastfeeding
Planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
This medication will not cure herpes or prevent it from spreading
Storage Conditions for Famtrex 250
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Famtrex Tablet.