Zorax 400

Zorax 400

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Apex Pharma Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Treatment of viral infections due to herpes simplex virus (type 1 & 2) & varicella-zoster virus (zoster & chicken pox).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Primary herpes simplex infections 200 mg 5 times daily for 5-10 days. Suppression of recurrent herpes simplex 200 mg 5 times daily for up to 6-12 mth. Varicella-zoster virus infections 800 mg 5 times daily for 7-10 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache, anorexia, fatigue, skin rash, oedema, leg pain.
Drug Interactions
Zidovudine, probenecid, ketoconazole, interferon.
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 400 oral susp 200 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
120 mL x 1's
Form
Zorax 400 tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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