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


FDC Limited (Spectra)
Generic : Famciclovir
6 Tablets
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)


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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