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Aciv 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Aciv 400mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Aciv Tablet


Uses of Aciv Tablet

Aciv 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, chickenpox and herpes zoster.

Aciv Tablet side effects


Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Fever.


How to use Aciv 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. Aciv 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aciv Tablet works

Aciv 400mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Aciv Tablet

Expert advice for Aciv Tablet

  • 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 Aciv. 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 Aciv 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.
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Aciv Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aciv Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Aciv 400mg Tablet.
Aciv 400mg 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.
Aciv 400mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies 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.
Aciv 400mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Aciv 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aciv 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Aciv 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aciv 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Entarica 0.5mg Tablet, Tenarica 300mg Tablet, MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acyclovir, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Aciv Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acyclovir

Q. Is dydrogesterone same as progesterone?
No. Dydrogesterone is an artificially synthesized drug which is very similar to the naturally produced female hormone progesterone. Its action in the body is closely related to progesterone
Q. Is dydrogesterone safe?
Yes. Dydrogesterone is safe if used at the prescribed does for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is dydrogesterone banned in USA?
No dydrogesterone is not banned by the US FDA (US- Food and Drug Administration)
Q. Is dydrogesterone a steroid?
Yes. Dydrogesterone has steroidal chemical structure which is very similar to the naturally produced steroidal female hormone progesterone
Q. Dydrogesterone is used for?
Dydrogesterone is used to treat conditions associated with low levels of female hormone progesterone. It may also be used in combination with estrogen drugs as a hormone replacement therapy in females at menopause (the time in a woman's life when her menstrual periods stop)
Q. Does dydrogesterone delay periods?
Yes. Delayed, irregular, painful and heavy menstrual periods are among the common side effects of dydrogesterone
Q. How does dydrogesterone work?
Dydrogesterone works by replacing female hormone progesterone in conditions where the body fails to produce sufficient amounts.

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