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Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT

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Primary uses of Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Herpesafe Tablet DT

Uses of Herpesafe Tablet DT

Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections and chickenpox.

Herpesafe Tablet DT side effects

Common

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

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 400 mg 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 400 mg Tablet DT 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 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 400 mg Tablet DT. 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 400 mg Tablet DT 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
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Herpesafe 400 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Herpesafe 400 mg 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.
Driving
SAFE
Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
Herpesafe 400 mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Herpesafe 400 mg 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 400 mg 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

Frequently asked questions about 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)
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.

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 Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Herpesafe with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Herpesafe with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Paripher, Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec
Herpesafe with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Herpesafe with Pseudoephedrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pseudoephedrine: Sucor
Herpesafe with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Herpesafe with Tenofovir Alafenamide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Herpesafe with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Herpesafe with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Cinus, Adroyd, Zoamet, Rhinojet, Xynolube, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze
Herpesafe with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Herpesafe with Xylometazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin, Nostrilin, B Clear, Dmeto, Opun, Atrovin, Xymet, Kapinose
Herpesafe with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Herpesafe with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Herpesafe with Naphazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline
Herpesafe with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Herpesafe with Theophylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Theophylline: Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo, Asma, OD Phyllin, Onimar, Unicontin-E, Theobid, Theoday, Biryth
Herpesafe with Mycophenolate mofetil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mycophenolate mofetil: Healgraft, Mystead, Mycoral, Mycofit, Mycept-S, Psien, Mycept, Baxmune, Renodapt, Mycophen S
Herpesafe with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane, Zorpex, Roximol, Roxaryl
Herpesafe with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Herpesafe with Probenecid
MINOR
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Herpesafe with Famotidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Famotidine: Femo, Fagene, Avifam, Pedin, Famotic, Fadine, Famot, Acidosh, Autidine, F Cid
Herpesafe with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafcid, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid
Herpesafe with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: C Met, Acitak, Cimetiget, Tymidin, Ulciban, Tagasec
Herpesafe with Ranitidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo, Rin, Ranis, Randor, No Gas, Ritin, Raniciz, Zivitec, Ranitidine, Ranitol

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