Acyclovir 200/400/800 Stada

Acyclovir 200/400/800 Stada

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Stada

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Treatment & prevention of herpes simplex virus infections, genital herpes of skin & mucous membranes & herpes zoster infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Herpes simplex Adult & childn >2 yr 200 mg 5 times daily for 5 days. Childn <2 yr ½ adult dose. Severely immunocompromised 400 mg qds. Severe renal dysfunction 200 mg bd. Prophylaxis of herpes simplex Immunocompetent patient 200 mg qds. Immunocompromised patient 200-400 mg qds. Herpes zoster 800 mg 5 times daily for 7 days. Moderate renal dysfunction 800 mg tds. Severe renal dysfunction 800 mg bd. Prophylaxis of herpes zoster Immunocompetent patient 400 mg qds.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Renal impairment or urine output <100 mL/24 hr.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rashes, GI symptoms, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, drowsiness.
Drug Interactions
Reduced excretion w/ probenecid.
MIMS Class
Antivirals
ATC Classification
J05AB01 - aciclovir ; Belongs to the class of nucleosides and nucleotides excluding reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of viral infections.
Presentation/Packing
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Acyclovir 200/400/800 Stada dispersible tab 200 mg
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Acyclovir 200/400/800 Stada dispersible tab 400 mg
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Acyclovir 200/400/800 Stada dispersible tab 800 mg
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