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Acyclovir

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Acyclovir Information

Acyclovir Benefits & Uses

Acyclovir is used to treat the following -

Acyclovir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Acyclovir

Acyclovir

Acyclovir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Acyclovir is used -

  1. Stinging in the Eyes
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Abdominal Pain Unknown
  4. Confusion
  5. Hallucinations
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dizziness Unknown
  8. Drowsiness
  9. Fatigue Unknown
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Hepatitis
  12. Jaundice Unknown
  13. Skin Rash Mild
  14. Increased Liver Enzymes
  15. Erythema

Acyclovir Related Warnings

Is the use of Acyclovir safe for pregnant women?

Acyclovir is safe to take during pregnancy.

Safe

Is the use of Acyclovir safe during breastfeeding?

Acyclovir may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Acyclovir on the Kidneys?

Acyclovir rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Acyclovir on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Acyclovir on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Acyclovir on the Heart?

Acyclovir may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Acyclovir with Other Drugs

Acyclovir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Acyclovir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acyclovir unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Acyclovir

Is this Acyclovir habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Acyclovir is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Acyclovir since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, the use of Acyclovir is considered safe.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Acyclovir in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Acyclovir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Acyclovir

Taking Acyclovir with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Acyclovir

Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

Mild

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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 798-800
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zovirax® (acyclovir)