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Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT

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Primary uses of Herpesafe Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Herpesafe Tablet DT


Uses of Herpesafe Tablet DT

Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, chickenpox and herpes zoster.

Herpesafe Tablet DT side effects


Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Fever.


How to use Herpesafe Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Herpesafe Tablet DT works

Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Herpesafe Tablet DT

Expert advice for Herpesafe Tablet DT

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

What if you miss a dose of Herpesafe Tablet DT?uses

If you miss a dose of Herpesafe 400mg Tablet DT, 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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Frequently asked questions about Herpesafe Tablet DT

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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Herpesafe with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Herpesafe with Phenylephrine
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Salin P, Phrintec
Herpesafe with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Herpesafe with Xylometazoline
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Naso Wikoryl
Herpesafe with Stavudine
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Herpesafe with Abacavir
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Herpesafe with Entecavir
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Herpesafe with Oxymetazoline
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Herpesafe with Zidovudine
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
Herpesafe with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
Herpesafe with Tenofovir
Herpesafe with Adefovir
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Herpesafe with Didanosine
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Herpesafe with Lafutidine
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf, Lafjoy, Lafadin, Futaden
Herpesafe with Cimetidine
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak, Cimetiget, Tymidin, Ulciban
Herpesafe with Roxatidine
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Herpesafe with Probenecid
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

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