Entir

Entir

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Herpes simplex Adult & childn >2 yr 200 mg 5 times daily approx 4 hrly, omitting the night dose for 5 days. Herpes zoster & varicella Adult 800 mg 5 times daily approx 4 hrly, omitting the night dose for 7 days. Childn >6 yr 800 mg qid for 5 days, 2-6 yr 400 mg qid for 5 days, <2 yr 200 mg qid for 5 days. Approx dose: 20 mg/kg body wt qid. Suppressive recurrent genital herpes 200 mg qid or 400 mg bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, GI effects eg, nausea & vomiting, dizziness.
Drug Interactions
Mean t½ & plasma conc increase w/ 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
Entir FC tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
7 × 10's
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