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Rs.837.28/Pack
Rs 985.03

Rs.837.28/infusion

1 infusion(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 1 infusion

Rs.985.03 Total

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Prescription Required

Acyclovir 500 MG infusion

Acyclovir 500 MG infusion is composed of

Acyclovir inf/oral

Belongs to the category

Antivirals , Systemics

Precaution:

It is to be used with special caution in renal impairment, maintain hydration, & elderly patients.

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usesUses of Acyclovir 500 MG

An antiviral medication indicated in herpes simplex (a virus causing various abnormalities such as genital sores and inflammation), and varicella-zoster (chickenpox and shingles).

side-effectsSide effects of Acyclovir 500 MG

Side effects associated with this includes rash, hallucinations, somnolence (strong desire to sleep), photosensitivity (sun-sensitivity), convulsions. Some rare side effects may appear like transient increase in liver enzymes, blood urea & creatinine; acute renal (kidney) failure, hepatitis (liver infection) & jaundice.

pillsWhen not to use Acyclovir 500 MG

It is contraindicated in case of dehydration & decreased kidney function. Also allergies may occur when used with penciclovir analogues & acyclovir analogues.

pills Expert Advice for Acyclovir 500 MG

  • To be taken with or without meal. If taken with meal prevents the chances of GI disturbances.
  • It is advised to contact the prescriber in case of muscle pain, fever, acute headache, difficulty urinating, concentrated urine, constant lethargy or in severe nausea & vomiting.
  • The therapy courses to be fulfilled even if one starts feeling better.
  • Advised to not perform sexual intercourse if visible lesions are present
  • Maintain hydration (2-3 liters/day), unless restricted from the prescriber.

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Warnings

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    There is no evidene of risk in humans. However, pregnant females should take their doctor's consent before using this medicine. 

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    Caution is advised or effect is undetermined with this medicine. Lactating mothers are advised to take their doctr's advice before beginning this drug.

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