Ocuvir DT 400mg Tablet 5'S

Viral infections Rx required
5 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: FDC Limited Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.67.40
TOTAL AMOUNT Rs.67.40
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What is OCUVIR DT 400MG?

  • OCUVIR DT 400MG contains Acyclovir which belongs to antivirals. It works by killing or stopping the growth of viruses

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Warning & Precautions
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Directions & For Use
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What OCUVIR DT 400MG is used for?

OCUVIR DT 400MG is used to

  • treat chickenpox and shingles
  • treat cold sores, genital herpes and other herpes simplex infections

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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 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
  • Your child’s doctor will recommend OCUVIR DT 400MG for the treatment of neonatal HSV and severe HSV infection, if your child’s immune system is not working properly
  • Some side effects may cause drowsiness or may impair your ability to concentrate and react. Make sure you are not affected before you drive or operate machinery

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken any of the following medicine such as:

  • probenecid, used to treat gout
  • cimetidine, used to treat stomach ulcers
  • mycophenolate mofetil, used to stop your body from rejecting transplanted organs
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor told you
  • Take this medicine by mouth

Treatment of chickenpox and shingles

  • The usual dose is one 800 mg tablet taken five times a day
  • You should space each dose by 4 hours
  • Suggested times are: 7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm and 11pm

Treatment of cold sores and genital herpes

  • The usual dose is one 200 mg tablet taken five times a day
  • You should space each dose by 4 hours
  • Suggested times are: 7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm and 11pm
  • You should take OCUVIR DT 400MG for five days, or longer if your doctor tells you to take

If you take more OCUVIR DT 400MG

  • Talk to your doctor if you take more OCUVIR DT 400MG

If you forget to take OCUVIR DT 400MG

  • If you forget to take OCUVIR DT 400MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking OCUVIR DT 400MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Allergic reactions such as,

  • rash, itching or hives on the skin
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body
  • shortness of breath, wheezing or trouble in breathing
  • collapse
  • headache
  • feeling dizzy
  • diarrhea
  • stomach pain
  • skin reaction after exposure to light (photosensitivity)
  • itching
  • unexplained fever (high temperature) and feeling faint, especially when standing up
  • itchy, hive-like rash
  • hair loss
  • increases in the liver enzymes
  • effects on some blood and urine tests
  • reduced numbers of red blood cells (anaemia), white blood cells (leukopenia), blood platelets (cells that help blood to clot) (thrombocytopenia)
  • feeling agitated or confused
  • shaking or tremors
  • hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that aren’t there)
  • fits
  • feeling unusually sleepy or drowsy
  • unsteadiness when walking and lack of coordination
  • difficulty in speaking
  • inability to think or judge clearly
  • unconsciousness
  • paralysis of part or whole body
  • disturbances of behaviour, speech and eye movements
  • stiff neck and sensitivity to light
  • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
  • yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • kidney problems where you pass little or no urine
  • pain in your lower back, the kidney area of your back or just above your hip
Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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Ocuvir DT 400mg Tablet 5'S

Ocuvir DT 400mg Tablet 5'S Mfr: FDC Limited

M.R.P.: Rs.67.40
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