Ocuvir 400mg Suspension

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Composition for Ocuvir 400mg Suspension

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50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Ocuvir Suspension

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Uses of Ocuvir Suspension

Ocuvir 400mg Suspension is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, chickenpox and herpes zoster.
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Side effects of Ocuvir Suspension

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

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How to use Ocuvir Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ocuvir 400mg Suspension at a fixed time.

How Ocuvir Suspension works

Ocuvir 400mg suspension 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 Ocuvir Suspension

Expert advice for Ocuvir Suspension

  • 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 Ocuvir. 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 Ocuvir 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Ocuvir 400mg Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ocuvir 400mg Suspension.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ocuvir 400mg Suspension 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ocuvir 400mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Ocuvir 400mg Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ocuvir 400mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ocuvir 400mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
Ocuvir 400mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ocuvir 400mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Entarica 0.5mg Tablet, Tenarica 300mg Tablet, MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acyclovir, 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

Frequently asked questions for Ocuvir 400mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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