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Opthovir Eye Ointment

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Opthovir Eye Ointment

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Opthovir Information

Opthovir Benefits & Uses

Opthovir is used to treat the following -

Opthovir 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 Opthovir

Acyclovir

Opthovir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Opthovir 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

Opthovir Related Warnings

Is the use of Opthovir safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Opthovir without worrying about any side effects.

Safe

Is the use of Opthovir safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can take Opthovir as it bears very minor side effects for them.

Mild

What is the effect of Opthovir on the Kidneys?

Opthovir may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Opthovir on the Liver?

Opthovir is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Opthovir on the Heart?

Opthovir has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Opthovir with Other Drugs

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

Opthovir Contraindications

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

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Opthovir

Is this Opthovir habit forming or addictive?

Opthovir 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 Opthovir as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Opthovir is safe as it does not bear any side effects.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Opthovir for mental disorders.

No

Opthovir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Opthovir

Taking Opthovir with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Opthovir

Drinking alcohol while taking Opthovir may lead to slight side effects. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor.

Mild

Details

सामग्री For 1 Tube(S) (5 Gm Ointment Each)

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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)