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Lovir (Eli Lilly)

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Lovir (Eli Lilly)

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  1. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Benefits & Uses
  2. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Side Effects
  4. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lovir (Eli Lilly) with Other Drugs
  6. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lovir (Eli Lilly)
  8. Lovir (Eli Lilly) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lovir (Eli Lilly) Benefits & Uses

Lovir (Eli Lilly) is used to treat the following -

  1. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
  2. Herpes Primary
  3. Genital Herpes
  4. Chickenpox
  5. Shingles Primary
  6. Cold Sores Primary
  7. Penile Pain
  8. Penile Inflammation
  9. Conjunctivitis
  10. Penis Disorders

Lovir (Eli Lilly) 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 Lovir (Eli Lilly)

Acyclovir

Lovir (Eli Lilly) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lovir (Eli Lilly) 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

Lovir (Eli Lilly) Related Warnings

Is the use of Lovir (Eli Lilly) safe for pregnant women?

Lovir (Eli Lilly) is safe to take during pregnancy.

Safe

Is the use of Lovir (Eli Lilly) safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Lovir (Eli Lilly) on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Lovir (Eli Lilly) on the Kidneys?

Lovir (Eli Lilly) rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Lovir (Eli Lilly) on the Liver?

Lovir (Eli Lilly) is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Lovir (Eli Lilly) on the Heart?

Lovir (Eli Lilly) has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lovir (Eli Lilly) with Other Drugs

Lovir (Eli Lilly) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Lovir (Eli Lilly) Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lovir (Eli Lilly) unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Lovir (Eli Lilly)

Is this Lovir (Eli Lilly) habit forming or addictive?

Lovir (Eli Lilly) is not addictive in nature.

No

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Lovir (Eli Lilly) as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Lovir (Eli Lilly) is safe for use.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Lovir (Eli Lilly) is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Lovir (Eli Lilly) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Lovir (Eli Lilly)

Taking Lovir (Eli Lilly) with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Lovir (Eli Lilly)

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

Lovir (Eli Lilly) FAQs

Question about 1 year ago

Can Lovir (Eli Lilly) prevent chickenpox?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

No, Lovir (Eli Lilly) does not prevent chickenpox. Clinical studies suggest that Lovir (Eli Lilly) alone cannot prevent chickenpox caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV) in immunocompromised patients (weak immune system) but Lovir (Eli Lilly) can successfully treat chickenpox with the combination of other antiviral drugs.

Question 8 months ago

Can I take Lovir (Eli Lilly) with paracetamol?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes Lovir (Eli Lilly) can be taken with paracetamol. Paracetamol does not interfere with the efficacy of Lovir (Eli Lilly). Hence, it is alright to take them together. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question 11 months ago

Does Lovir (Eli Lilly) affect fertility?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

No, Lovir (Eli Lilly) does not affect fertility. Animal studies have shown that Lovir (Eli Lilly) does not impair fertility. Also Lovir (Eli Lilly) induced infertility has not been reported by the patients who are taking Lovir (Eli Lilly).

Question about 1 year ago

Can Lovir (Eli Lilly) cause anemia?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Lovir (Eli Lilly) may cause anemia as well as thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) but it occurs in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing tiredness or shortness of breath or bleeding then discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Lovir (Eli Lilly) cause hair loss?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Lovir (Eli Lilly) might cause hair loss (alopecia) but it occurs very rarely. This problem goes away after discontinuation of this drug. For partial hair loss, you are advised to use hair tonic and discuss with the doctor for best possible treatment to hair loss.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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)
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