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FAMTREX 500 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FAMTREX

Famciclovir(500 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Famtrex 500 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Famtrex 500 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Famciclovir(500 mg)

    Uses

    Famtrex 500 mg tablet is used in the treatment of genital herpes infection and eye infections by herpes simplex virus

    How it works

    Famtrex 500 mg tablet prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Itching, Rash, Increased liver enzymes

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    Expert advice FOR FAMTREX

    • Initiation of famciclovir is recommended as soon as possible after diagnosis.
    • Inform you doctor if you have or ever had any liver or kidney problems.
    • Avoid intercourse and practice safe sex if you are suffering from genital herpes and on treatment with famciclovir.
    • Famciclovir is not recommended in children and adolescents <18 years.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as famciclovir is known to cause dizziness, drowsiness or confusion.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FAMTREX

    Famciclovir

    Q.

    Is famciclovir safe?
    Famciclovir is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Is famciclovir an antibiotic?
    No, famciclovir is not an antibiotic; it belongs to antiviral group of medicines

    Q.

    Is famciclovir a sulfa drug?
    No, famciclovir is not a sulfa dru

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    Q.

    Is famciclovir the same as acyclovir/ Valtrex (valacyclovir)?
    No, although famciclovir belongs to the same class of medicines as acyclovir or valacyclovir, it is not same. They are different medicinal agents with similar mechanism of action

    Q.

    Is famciclovir better than acyclovir?
    Both famciclovir and acyclovir have similar mechanism of action and have a comparable effectiveness and side effects

    Q.

    Can I take famvir (famciclovir) with other medications such as antibiotics?
    Always consult your doctor before taking any medications while on famciclovir therapy, due to potential chances of drug interactions

    Q.

    Can I take famciclovir with ibuprofen (advil), paracetamol (Tylenol) or lysine?
    There are no known interactions between famciclovir and ibuprofen, paracetamol or lysine. However, consult your doctor before using any other medication while on famciclovir therapy

    Q.

    Can I take famciclovir with valacyclovir?
    No, taking famciclovir with valacyclovir may cause an additive antiviral effect, which may lead to some adverse reactions. Always consult your doctor before taking any medications while on famciclovir therapy

    Q.

    Does famciclovir affect birth control?
    No, famciclovir has no known effects on birth control

    Q.

    Does famciclovir cause weight gain, constipation or hair loss?
    No, famciclovir has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss

    Q.

    Does famciclovir contain penicillin?
    No, famciclovir does not contain penicillin.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)