Herpavir 500 mg Injection

Prescription Required


Uses of Herpavir Injection

Herpavir 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.

Herpavir Injection side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Herpavir Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Herpavir Injection works

Herpavir 500 mg Injection 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.

Herpavir Injection related warnings

It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Herpavir 500 mg Injection.
Herpavir 500 mg Injection 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.
Herpavir 500 mg Injection 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.
Herpavir 500 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Herpavir 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Herpavir 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Herpavir 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Herpavir 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Herpavir Injection?

If you miss a dose of Herpavir 500 mg Injection, 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 Herpavir 500 mg Injection. 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 Herpavir 500 mg Injection 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 Herpavir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Heptavir
Brand(s): Xylomet, Xylo, Xylojeev
Brand(s): Cinus
Brand(s): Sucor
Brand(s): Zidohope
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
Brand(s): Theopin
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Herpavir

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 13th Dec 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
1 Injection in 1 vial