Acirax 200 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Acirax Tablet

Acirax 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.

Acirax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Photophobia

How to use Acirax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acirax 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acirax Tablet works

Acirax 200 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Acirax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Acirax 200 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acirax 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acirax 200 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Acirax 200 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acirax 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acirax 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
Acirax 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Acirax 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acirax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acirax 200 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Acirax 200 mg Tablet. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Acirax 200 mg Tablet for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acirax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Cinus
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Heptavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Sucor
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zidohope
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Xylomet, Xylo, Xylojeev
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Theopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acirax

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Sir this patient is suffering from chickenpox so give me advice for treatment
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please give syp Alerid 5 ml twice daily for next week. Also calosoft lotion over the area twice daily for next week. Give plenty of fluids.If problem persist consult with nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation.
I have been suffering from chickenpox for 6 days.more rashes on my whole body Nd they are full with pus(mawad). And also itch Plz suggest me which precautions Nd medicine I will take . Thanx sirSir please suggest what should I do
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
U should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatmentFudic cream twice a day
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Aug 2018.
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