Chicken Pox or Herpes Infection | RM ACICLOVIR 400 MG TAB | RiteMED

RM ACICLOVIR 400 MG TAB

Antiviral

Contents

Each tablet contains:

Aciclovir 400 mg or 800 mg

 

Price

P 68.00

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Product Details

What is this medicine used for?

For the treatment of:

  • Herpes simplex virus infections of the skin and mucous membrane including initial and recurrent genital herpes
  • Varicella infections (chicken pox)
  • Herpes zoster (shingles)

 

How much and how often should you use this medicine?

Adult dose:

  • For the acute treatment of herpes:  800 mg to be given every 4 hours. Treatment duration is 7 to 10 days.
  • For the treatment of herpes simplex infections (including genital herpes): 200 mg every 4 hours. Treatment duration is usually 7- 10 days but may be extended during severe infection
  • Treatment of varicella: 800 mg every 4 hours. Treatment duration is usually 7 days.

 

Contraindications

  • Zidovudine: profound drowsiness and lethargy

 

Availability

  • Aciclovir 400 mg Tablet – Box of 30’s (in flex foil by 10’s)
  • Aciclovir 800 mg Tablet – Box of 30’s (in flex foil by 6’s)