Medovir

Medovir

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Medochemie

Distributor:

Medochemie
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Treatment of herpes simplex 200 mg 5 times daily at 4-hrly intervals for 5 days. Suppression & prophylaxis of herpes simplex 200 mg qds at 6-hrly intervals. Treatment of herpes zoster 800 mg 5 times daily at 4-hrly intervals for 7 days. Childn >2 yr Adult dose, <2 yr ½ adult dose.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Special Precautions
Elderly (adequate hydration on high doses). Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rashes; nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea & abdominal pain; headache, mild reversible neurological reactions, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Half-life increased by 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
Medovir tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Medovir tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;100 × 10's
Form
Medovir tab 800 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;100 × 10's
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