Viraxy

Viraxy

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

General Drugs House

Distributor:

General Drugs House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Viral infections due to HSV (including herpes keratitis, herpes labialis & genital herpes) & varicella zoster virus (zoster & chickenpox).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Herpes simplex 200 mg 5 times daily 4 hrly, omitting the night dose for 5 days. Varicella zoster 800 mg 5 times daily 4 hrly, omitting the night dose for 7 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Special Precautions
Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rash, GI effects, haematological & encephalopathic changes.
Drug Interactions
Nephrotoxic drugs. 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
Viraxy tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 5 × 5's
Form
Viraxy tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 5 × 5's
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