Zorax

Zorax

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Treatment & suppression of herpes simplex infection. Prophylaxis of herpes simplex infection in immunocompromised patients. Varicella & herpes zoster infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Herpes simplex infections 200 mg 5 times daily for 5-10 days. Suppression of herpes simplex infections 200 mg 2-5 times daily for up to 6-12 mth or 400 mg bd. Prophylaxis of herpes simplex infections in immune-compromised patient 200 mg qds. Dose may be doubled in severely immune-compromised patient or patient w/ impaired gut absorption. Varicella & herpes zoster infections 800 mg 5 times daily for 7-10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, skin rash, dizziness, confusional states, hallucinations, somnolence.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid.
MIMS Class
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
Form
Zorax oral susp 200 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
120 mL x 50 × 1's
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