Zovirax 400mg Tablet Aciclovir

Brand Name: Zovirax

Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Pharma

Presentation: Tablet

Strength:  400mg

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What is the Use of Zovirax 400mg Tablet?

Zovirax 400mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine. It helps in treating viral infections like herpes labialis, herpes simplex, shingles, genital herpes infection, and chickenpox. It prevents the multiplication of viruses in human cells and therefore helps in clearing the infection.

How is Zovirax 400mg Tablet used?

Zovirax 400mg Tablet should be taken in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.

In Herpes simplex virus infections

This tablet is an antiviral medicine. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus in the body. It will not cure herpes and neither it prevents passing on the infection to others. However, it can speed up the healing of the sores and decrease the symptoms such as tingling, pain, burning, itching. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Chickenpox

This tablet is used for the treatment of chickenpox. It is most effective if it is started within 24 to 48 hours after the onset of the rash. Take it as prescribed by the doctor to get the most out of it. However, chickenpox is highly contagious. You can help prevent the spread of chickenpox by practicing good hygiene and washing your hands frequently. Reduce your exposure to people who have chickenpox. If you already have chickenpox, stay at home until all of your blisters have dried and crusted over.
Side effects of the Tablet:

Some side effects of this medicine include headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea, fatigue, and fever. Inform your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding. For more details, click here.

Brand Name: Zovirax

Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Pharma

Presentation: Tablet

Strength:  400mg

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