Vivir

Vivir

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Unison
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Acyclovir
Indications/Uses
Herpes simplex & herpes zoster, viral infections of the skin & mucous membranes including initial & recurrent herpes genitalis & herpes labialis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Herpes simplex 200-400 mg 5 times daily for 5 days. Herpes zoster 800 mg 5 times daily 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 rashes, GI effects, hematological & 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
Vivir tab 800 mg
Packing/Price
7 × 5's
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