Valcivir 500 mg
Valcivir 500 mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as antiviral. This medication is used to treat infections such as genital herpes, cold sores in children at least 12 years of age.
Description Of Valcivir 500mg
Valcivir 500mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as antiviral. This medication is used to treat infections such as genital herpes, cold sores in children at least 12 years of age and shingles in adults. It also treats chickenpox in children who are 2 years of age.
Valcivir 500mg Chemical Name
Valcivir 500mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd
Uses of Valcivir 500mg
Valcivir 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.
What is Valcivir 500mg?
Valcivir 500mg Tablet is used for Herpesvirus infections, Chickenpox, Chicken pox and other conditions. Valcivir 500mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Valcivir 500mg working?
Valcivir 500mg 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 Valcivir 500mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Valcivir 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. The tablet should be swallowed with a sufficient amount of fluid (e.g. one glass of water)
Valcivir 500mg 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.
Valcivir 500mg Dosage
- Valcivir 500mg
- Valcivir 1000mg
Contraindication Of Valcivir 500mg
Hypersensitivity to Valcivir 500mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Valcivir 500mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Valcivir 500mg
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Valcivir 500mg
Valcivir 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Valcivir 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Valcivir 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valcivir 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine to lower the side effects on the kidney.
Valcivir 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Valcivir 500mg Tablet is recommended.
Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Valcivir 500mg Tablet. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
Storage Conditions for Valcivir 500mg
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.