Axovir 250mg Injection 1'S

Viral infections Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
Mfr: Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.271.90

What is AXOVIR 250MG?

  • AXOVIR 250MG contains Acyclovir which belongs to antiviral agents

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Warning & Precautions
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Directions & For Use
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What AXOVIR 250MG is used for?

AXOVIR 250MG is used

  • to treat severe genital Herpes (Viral infection)
  • to prevent or treat Herpes simplex infections (may appear as cold sores around the lips or as blisters on any part of the skin including the genitals)
  • to treat Varicella zoster viral infections (e.g. shingles)
  • to treat Herpes encephalitis (inflammation of the brain following infection with herpes)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to acyclovir or valaciclovir or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have kidney problems
  • are over 65 years of age
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • This medicine can be used in children and adolescents only if recommended by your doctor

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Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any of the following medicines such as:

  • probenecid, used to treat gout
  • cimetidine, used to treat stomach ulcers
  • tacrolimus, ciclosporin or mycophenolate mofetil, used to stop your body rejecting transplanted organs
  • theophylline (a medicine used to treat some breathing disorders)
  • lithium (a medicine used for manic-depressive disorder)
  • The dose of medicine given to you and how often you are given it will be determined by your doctor and will depend on your medical condition, age, size and how well your kidneys are working
  • This medicine will be given to you in a hospital, under the supervision of a doctor

 

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Like all medicines, AXOVIR 250MG can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

 

  • severe allergic reaction marked by sudden itchy rash (hives), swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, mouth or throat (which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing)
  • changes in your blood cells e.g. anaemia and/or reduced white blood cells and/or lowered platelet levels (leading to unexplained bruising).
  • yellowing of the skin and white of the eyes (jaundice)
  • pain or swelling at the injection site during or immediately after the injection
  • convulsions or fits
  • confusion or unusual and disordered thoughts (psychosis)
  • hallucinations
  • agitation
  • trembling or shaking
  • difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath
  • difficulty in controlling movements
  • problems with your speech
  • kidney problems or failure, including blood in urine
  • a severe form of rash with itchy pink-red blotches (erythema multiforme), which may blister
  • a rare disorder of the blood clotting system called thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, which may be marked by bruising, headaches, hallucinations and also blood clots in the kidneys
  • a severe form of anaemia called haemolytic uraemic syndrome, which may make you look pale and feel tired due to anaemia, and give you bruising and kidney problems
  • inflammation (soreness, redness and swelling) along the vein used for the infusion
  • rash, hives or sensitivity of the skin to light
  • liver and kidney problem
  • reduced numbers of red blood cells (anaemia)
  • reduced numbers of white blood cells (leukopenia)
  • reduced numbers of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)

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  • sweating or fever
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • tiredness
  • feeling unusually sleepy
  • problem of the brain (encephalopathy)
  • pain in your lower back, the kidney area of your back or pain when passing urine (renal pain)
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Storage

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not refrigerate
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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