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Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip
Medicine Overview of Glenvirax Tablet

Uses of Glenvirax Tablet

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

Glenvirax Tablet side effects


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

How to use Glenvirax 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. Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Glenvirax Tablet works

Glenvirax 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.
In Depth Information on Glenvirax Tablet

Expert advice for Glenvirax 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 Glenvirax 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 Glenvirax 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.
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Glenvirax Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Glenvirax Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet.
Glenvirax 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.
Glenvirax 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.
Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glenvirax 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glenvirax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Glenvirax 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glenvirax

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 Glenvirax Tablet

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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 Glenvirax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glenvirax with Xylometazoline
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin
Glenvirax with Zidovudine
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope
Glenvirax with Tenofovir Alafenamide
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Glenvirax with Pseudoephedrine
Medicines with composition Pseudoephedrine: Sucor
Glenvirax with Oxymetazoline
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Cinus
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno
Glenvirax with Theophylline
Medicines with composition Theophylline: Theopin
Glenvirax with Lafutidine
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
Glenvirax with Ranitidine
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo, Ranis, Randor, No Gas, Ritin, Raniciz, Zivitec, Ranitol
Glenvirax with Famotidine
Medicines with composition Famotidine: Femo

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