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Penvir 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Penvir 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required
3 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Penvir Tablet

Penvir Tablet side effects


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

How to use Penvir 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. Penvir 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Penvir Tablet works

Penvir 500 mg Tablet 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 Penvir Tablet

Expert advice for Penvir 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 Penvir 500 mg 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 Penvir 500 mg 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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Penvir Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Penvir Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Penvir 500 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.
Penvir 500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Penvir 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Penvir 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Penvir 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Penvir 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Penvir 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Penvir 500 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Penvir Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Penvir 500 mg 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

Questions Related to Penvir
Please suggest some medicines of canker sores or fever blister on mustache regionTablet or ointments etc.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
This is herpes labialisPlz visit for proper treatment meanwhile apply acivir gel twice a dayPlz visit for proper treatment
what is the medicine for herpes at lips. usually it comes during seasonly. deep pain and swelling occurs. and will vanish after a week time.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Hello PATIENT herpes labialis has a recurrent course it gets aggravated mostly with sunexposure. after stress/feverDuring new episode start tab acivir 400- 1tab 3times daily for 5days to start within 24hrs of eruptionTake proper sunprotection. sunstop 19 lotion over the lips and peroral areas to prevent recurrence

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Frequently asked questions about Penvir Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Famciclovir

Q. Is famciclovir safe?
Famciclovir is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is famciclovir an antibiotic?
No, famciclovir is not an antibiotic; it belongs to antiviral group of medicines
Q. Is famciclovir a sulfa drug?
No, famciclovir is not a sulfa dru
Q. Is famciclovir the same as acyclovir/ Valtrex (valacyclovir)?
No, although famciclovir belongs to the same class of medicines as acyclovir or valacyclovir, it is not same. They are different medicinal agents with similar mechanism of action
Q. Is famciclovir better than acyclovir?
Both famciclovir and acyclovir have similar mechanism of action and have a comparable effectiveness and side effects
Q. Can I take famvir (famciclovir) with other medications such as antibiotics?
Always consult your doctor before taking any medications while on famciclovir therapy, due to potential chances of drug interactions
Q. Can I take famciclovir with ibuprofen (advil), paracetamol (Tylenol) or lysine?
There are no known interactions between famciclovir and ibuprofen, paracetamol or lysine. However, consult your doctor before using any other medication while on famciclovir therapy
Q. Can I take famciclovir with valacyclovir?
No, taking famciclovir with valacyclovir may cause an additive antiviral effect, which may lead to some adverse reactions. Always consult your doctor before taking any medications while on famciclovir therapy
Q. Does famciclovir affect birth control?
No, famciclovir has no known effects on birth control
Q. Does famciclovir cause weight gain, constipation or hair loss?
No, famciclovir has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss
Q. Does famciclovir contain penicillin?
No, famciclovir does not contain penicillin.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Penvir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Penvir with Zidovudine
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Penvir with Didanosine
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Penvir with Xylometazoline
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin, Nostrilin, B Clear, Dmeto, Opun, Atrovin, Xymet, Kapinose
Penvir with Abacavir
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Penvir with Entecavir
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Penvir with Naphazoline
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline
Penvir with Oxymetazoline
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Cinus, Adroyd, Zoamet, Rhinojet, Xynolube, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze
Penvir with Pseudoephedrine
Medicines with composition Pseudoephedrine: Sucor
Penvir with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Penvir with Adefovir
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Penvir with Phenylephrine
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Paripher, Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec
Penvir with Stavudine
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
Penvir with Lamivudine
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Penvir with Probenecid
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid

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