Zimivir 500 mg
Zimivir 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 Zimivir 500mg
Zimivir 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.
Zimivir 500mg Chemical Name
Zimivir 500mg Manufacturer
- Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Uses of Zimivir 500mg
Zimivir 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.
What is Zimivir 500mg?
Zimivir 500mg Tablet is used for Herpesvirus infections, Chicken pox, Chickenpox and other conditions. Zimivir 500mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Zimivir 500mg working?
Zimivir 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 Zimivir 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. Zimivir 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)
Zimivir 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.
Zimivir 500mg Dosage
- Zimivir 500mg
- Zimivir 1000mg
Contraindication Of Zimivir 500mg
Hypersensitivity to Zimivir 500mg Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Zimivir 500mg Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Adverse effects Of Zimivir 500mg
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Zimivir 500mg
Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Zimivir 500mg Tablet. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Zimivir 500mg Tablet for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Zimivir 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zimivir 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Zimivir 500mg
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light.