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Optiviral 200mg Tablet

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Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Optiviral 200mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Optiviral 200mg Tablet

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₹5.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Optiviral Tablet

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Uses of Optiviral Tablet

Optiviral 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, chickenpox and herpes zoster.
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Optiviral Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Optiviral Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Optiviral 200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Optiviral Tablet works

Optiviral 200mg Tablet 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 Optiviral Tablet

Expert advice for Optiviral Tablet

  • 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 Optiviral 200mg Tablet. 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 Optiviral 200mg Tablet 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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Optiviral Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Optiviral Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Optiviral 200mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Optiviral 200mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Optiviral 200mg Tablet 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
Optiviral 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Optiviral 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Optiviral 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of water while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
Optiviral 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Optiviral 200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Optiviral Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Optiviral 200mg Tablet, 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 about Optiviral Tablet

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 Optiviral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Optiviral with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Optiviral with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Rhinojet, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze, Dehale-OM, Oxyinoz
Optiviral with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Optiviral with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Optiviral with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec
Optiviral with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Optiviral with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Optiviral with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Optiviral with Naphazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Mezol, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline, ALLERIN(RAYMED)
Optiviral with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Optiviral with Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Optiviral with Tenofovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Optiviral with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak, Cimetiget, Tymidin, Ulciban, Tagasec
Optiviral with Probenecid
MINOR
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Optiviral with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin, Laftid, Histolaf, Lafjoy, Lafadin, Futaden
Optiviral with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Optiviral with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane, Zorpex, Roximol, Roxaryl
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