Acivir is indicated for the treatment of herpes virus infections of your skin and mucous membrane, including:
- After bone marrow transplantation;
- Herpes zoster (shingles) infections;
- Initial and recurrent genital herpes suppression of recurrent Herpes simplex infections in immuno-competent patients;
- Management of severely immunocompromised;
- Namely individuals with HIV disease;
- Prophylaxis of Herpes simplex infection in immunocompromised patients;
- Varicella infections (chickenpox).
Use Acivir as directed because of your doctor.
Ask your doctor any queries you might have about how precisely to work with Acivir.
Store Acivir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Acivir out in the reach of kids and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines could cause unwanted effects, however, many people have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check using your doctor if some of these most typical negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical help immediately if all of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood inside the urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a total listing of all side effects that will occur. If you might have queries about negative effects, contact your medical provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about unwanted side effects.
Do NOT use Acivir if:
Some medical conditions may connect to Acivir. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have any medical ailments, particularly when any from the following connect with you:
Some medicines may talk with Acivir. Tell your health care provider if you happen to be taking some other medicines, especially any in the following:
This is probably not a total listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your doctor if Acivir may communicate with other medicines that you just take. Check with your doctor before starting, stop, or change the dose of the medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.