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Drug information on Virovir (Famciclovir) from FDC Limited (Spectra)

Virovir

  Tablet  
FDC Limited (Spectra)
Generic : Famciclovir
 212.00
250mg
6 Tablets
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Drug Name : Famciclovir

Famciclovir(Famvir) generic Virovir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for herpes zoster(shingles). It is also used to treat recurring cold sores and to treat or suppress recurring genital herpes. It works by stopping the spread of the herpes virus in the body.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Virovir may be prescribed


Side effects of Virovir

Headache, diarrhea, nausea, confusion, fever vomiting, angioedema, abdominal pain and dizziness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The dose and length of treatment depends on patient's condition.
The recommended dose range is 125mg to 1.5gm/day in divided doses.

How to use Virovir?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Virovir not to be taken? (Contraindications)

'Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Virovir

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease liver disease and pregnancy.

Other Precautions for Virovir

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Virovir

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container, keep away from children.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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