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Aciv 400 mg Tablet

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Composition for Aciv 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Aciv 400 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Aciv Tablet

Uses of Aciv Tablet

Aciv 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.

Aciv Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aciv are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Fatigue, Fever, Stomach pain, Itching, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Photophobia.

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

How Aciv Tablet works

Aciv 400 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.

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 400 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 Aciv 400 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.
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Aciv Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aciv Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Aciv 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aciv 400 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
Aciv 400 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
Aciv 400 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aciv 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aciv 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
Aciv 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aciv 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Aciv Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Aciv 400 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aciv
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
Want to know about vaccination, hib & chickrnpox. Plz write medicine so that we can purchase from market
Dr. Soumyashree Hota
Child Specialist
for chickenpox we have two doses,1st is at 15-18months of age and 2nd dose after 4-5 monthsfor Hib three doses can be given after 6weeks with 4 weeks apart In many hospitals it is given with Penta vac 1,2 and 3
how to remove chickenpox mark's from face.pl tell me any solution for this. I am waiting for your response .please reply as soon as possible
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Chemical Peels/ Laser at clinic. Contact- SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon, 9XXXXXXTry Demelan cream for application once weekly at night ( very little on marks only).
Hi doctor, my friend was having chicken pox earlier and he had bath before 4 Days as per doctors instruction. Is it ok for me to talk to him and meet him now? Is the disease still contagious? I have heard that it is more likily to spread after the bath Is it true? Can i meet my friend and talk to him now?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Patients are infectious from ?48 hours before appearance of vesicles until the final lesions have crusted. Historically, most people acquired chickenpox during childhood and developed lifelong immunity.
Chickenpox. Drom last 5 days .
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, chickenpox is a self limiting disease and usually recovers on its own with time of 5 to 7 days. For itching apply calosoft lotion over the body 3 to 4 times per day. For fever you can give syp paracetamol drops in weight appropriate doses.
Remedy for chickenpox and precautions
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
In immunocompetent children no specific therapy is indicated. Symptomatic treatment consists of Calamine lotion, cool compresses, possibly oral antihistamines at night to improve sleep. Keeping the skin cool may reduce the number of lesions. Scratching increases the risk of secondary bacterial infection - cut the child's nails short at the first sign of the disease. Avoid aspirin. Aciclovir is indicated in children with impaired immunity,

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aciv with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aciv with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Cinus, Adroyd, Zoamet, Rhinojet, Xynolube, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze
Aciv with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Aciv with Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Aciv with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Aciv with Pseudoephedrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pseudoephedrine: Sucor
Aciv with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Aciv with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Aciv with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Aciv with Xylometazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin, Nostrilin, B Clear, Dmeto, Opun, Atrovin, Xymet, Kapinose
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
Aciv with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Aciv with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Paripher, Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec
Aciv with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Aciv with Naphazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline
Aciv with Theophylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Theophylline: Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo, Asma, OD Phyllin, Onimar, Unicontin-E, Theobid, Theoday, Biryth
Aciv with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mycophenolate mofetil: Healgraft, Mystead, Mycoral, Mycofit, Mycept-S, Psien, Mycept, Baxmune, Renodapt, Mycophen S
Aciv with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Aciv with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: C Met, Acitak, Cimetiget, Tymidin, Ulciban, Tagasec
Aciv with Famotidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Famotidine: Femo, Fagene, Avifam, Pedin, Famotic, Fadine, Famot, Acidosh, Autidine, F Cid
Aciv with Probenecid
MINOR
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Aciv with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane, Zorpex, Roximol, Roxaryl
Aciv with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafcid, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid
Aciv with Ranitidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo, Rin, Ranis, Randor, No Gas, Ritin, Raniciz, Zivitec, Ranitidine, Ranitol
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