Acivir is indicated for the treatment of herpes virus infections on the skin and mucous membrane, including:
- After bone marrow transplantation;
- Herpes zoster (shingles) infections;
- Initial and recurrent genital herpes suppression of recurrent Herpes simplex infections in immuno-competent patients;
- Management of severely immunocompromised;
- Namely those with HIV disease;
- Prophylaxis of Herpes simplex infection in immunocompromised patients;
- Varicella infections (chickenpox).
Use Acivir as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to utilize Acivir.
Store Acivir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Acivir out with the reach of youngsters and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines may cause side effects, however, many individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most typical side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical help immediately if all of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood inside the urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a total report on all unwanted side effects that may occur. If you might have questions on side effects, contact your medical provider. Call your medical professional for health advice about unwanted side effects.
Do NOT use Acivir if:
Some medical ailments may interact with Acivir. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist when you have any health concerns, particularly when any with the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Acivir. Tell your medical provider if you happen to be taking another medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be an entire list of all interactions which could occur. Ask your doctor if Acivir may communicate with other medicines that you just take. Check with your health care provider before you begin, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.