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HERPERAX 400 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR HERPERAX

Acyclovir(400 mg)

food interaction for HERPERAX

alcohol interaction for HERPERAX

pregnancy interaction for HERPERAX

lactation interaction for HERPERAX

medicine interaction for HERPERAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Herperax 400 mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Herperax 400 mg tablet.
SAFE
Herperax 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR HERPERAX

    Acyclovir(400 mg)

    Uses

    Herperax 400 mg tablet is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus

    How it works

    Herperax 400 mg tablet prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash, Fatigue, Photosensitivity, Fever, Diarrhoea

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR HERPERAX 400 MG TABLET

    Patients taking HERPERAX 400 MG TABLET

    • 44%
      Twice A Day
    • 22%
      Thrice A Day
    • 22%
      Once A Day
    • 11%
      Four Times A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR HERPERAX

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      Rs. 11.99/tablet
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      Rs. 59.95
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    • ZOVIRAX 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 11.99/tablet
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      Rs. 119.91
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    • OCUVIR 400MG DT TABLET
      (5 tablets in strip)
      FDC Ltd
      Rs. 11.99/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 59.95
      save 9% more per tablet
    • HERPIKIND 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      Rs. 11.99/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 119.91
      save 9% more per tablet
    • ACIHERPIN 400MG TABLET
      (4 tablets in strip)
      AGIO Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 12.22/tablet
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      Rs. 48.89
      save 7% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR HERPERAX

    Drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated while taking acyclovir.
    If  you have genital herpes it can spread through sexual contact even if you don't have blisters or other symptoms and possibly even if you are taking acyclovir. Take your doctor's advice on necessary precautions 
    • Do not drive or operate machines if you feel drowsy after taking acyclovir
    • Do consult your doctor before taking acyclovir if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
    • Do consult your doctor before taking acyclovir if you are breast-feeding
    • Take acyclovir as directed by your doctor during pregnancy to prevent genital herpes blisters. The infection may be passed on to the baby during childbirth if you develop genital blisters.
    Do consult your doctor before taking acyclovir if you have,
    • Kidney problems 
    • Elderly
    • Weak immune system (immunocompromised)
    • Breathing difficulties
    • Nervous disorder
    • Abnormal levels of salts (electrolytes) in blood

    Frequently asked questions FOR HERPERAX

    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)

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    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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)