Zoviclovir 400 Tablet
Zoviclovir 400 Tablet is used for Herpes simplex virus infections, Skin infection, Mucous membrane infection, Immunocompromised patients, Chickenpox, Initial episodes of herpes genitalis, Herpes simplex encephalitis, Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection and other conditions. Zoviclovir 400 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zoviclovir400 Tablet contains Acyclovir as an active ingredient.
Zoviclovir400 Tablet works by inhibiting and inactivating HSV-specific DNA polymerases that prevents viral DNA synthesis.
Detailed information related to Zoviclovir 400 Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Zoviclovir 400 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Herpes simplex virus infections
Mucous membrane infection
Initial episodes of herpes genitalis
Herpes simplex encephalitis
Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Zoviclovir 400 Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Elevated liver function tests
Zoviclovir400 Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Before using Zoviclovir400 Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Abnormal renal function
Adequate hydration is necessary
Concomitant use of other nephrotoxic drugs
Pre-existing renal disease
Interactions with Zoviclovir 400 Tablet
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Zoviclovir 400 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Zoviclovir400 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
When not to use Zoviclovir400 Tablet
Hypersensitivity to Zoviclovir400 Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Zoviclovir 400 Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions: