ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s

 200.00

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Drug Strength: 200mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 1x10s

Acyclovir:200mg | Herpes and cytomegalovirus infection

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Fassgen Product Form : TabletPack Size : 1x10sIngredients : Acyclovir:200mgGeneric Category : Herpes and cytomegalovirus infection

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How it works

ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s works by inhibiting the viral DNA synthesis and replication by inhibiting the DNA polymerase enzyme.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s

  • Swelling and redness at the injection site severe
  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Increased thirst severe
  • Loss of appetite severe
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness severe
  • Black or tarry stools severe
  • Fever with chills severe
  • Seizures severe
  • Unusual bleeding severe
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache

Uses of ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Herpes Zoster Infections

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection which is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus.

  • Genital Herpes

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s is used in the treatment of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus.

  • Chickenpox

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s is used in the treatment of chicken pox which is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 2 hours after an oral dose and 2 hours after an intravenous dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit tendencies have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is excreted through the breastmilk. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of any undesired effects is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    If you have a known allergy to ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s or any other medicine belongs to the class anti-herpes virals.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is excreted through the breastmilk. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of any undesired effects is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Hydration

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s may increase the risk of kidney injury when taken with other medicines that cause kidney injury. Adequate water should be consumed to prevent the accumulation of the medicine.

  • Impaired kidney function

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s is used with caution in the patients with the severe kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

  • Elderly population

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s is used with caution in the elderly population with kidney injury or liver injury due to increase in the risk of neurological problems. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

  • Pediatric population

    The safety and efficacy of the oral formulation of ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s has not been established in children less than 2 years of age.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Tacrolimus severe
  • Sulfasalazine moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s should be used with caution in the patients with the pre-existing kidney injury. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms of sudden weight gain, changes in the frequency of urination. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    Use of high-dose intravenous ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s may increase the risk of neurotoxicity, especially in the elderly population with a neurological disorder, kidney or liver injury. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms of tremors, confusion, and seizures. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Drink adequate amount of water in order to reduce the risk of kidney injury.

Other details

  • Food timings: Information not available
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  • Sleep inducing: Information not available

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ACEFAS 200mg Tablet 1x10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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