Valavir 500mg Tablet 3'S

Viral infections Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 128.06
MRP ₹160.07
(Inclusive of all taxes) *3 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Cipla Ltd * Country of Origin: India

What is VALAVIR?

  • VALAVIR contains Valaciclovir which belongs to the class of medications known as antivirals
  • It works by killing or stopping the growth of viruses called herpes simplex (HSV), varicella zoster (VZV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What VALAVIR is used for?

It is used to,

  • treat shingles
  • treat Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections of the eye, skin and genital herpes.
  • treat cold sores
  • prevent infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV) after organ transplants

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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 valaciclovir or aciclovir or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have kidney or liver problems
  • have poor immunity
  • are over 65 years of age
  • This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, don’t take VALAVIR without checking with your doctor
  • VALAVIR are not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age
  • This medicine can cause side effects that affect your ability to drive
  • Don’t drive or use machines unless you are sure you’re not affected

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

  • aminoglycosides
  • methotrexate
  • pentamidine
  • foscarnet
  • ciclosporin
  • tacrolimus
  • cimetidine
  • probenecid
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take this medicine by mouth. Swallow the tablet whole with a drink of water.
  • Take VALAVIR at the same time each day. Take VALAVIR according to instructions from your doctor
  • The dose that you should take will depend on why your doctor has prescribed Valaciclovir tablet for you

Treatment of shingles

  • The usual dose is 1000mg three times a day
  • You should take VALAVIR for seven days

Treatment of cold sores

  • The usual dose is 2000mg twice a day. The second dose should be taken 12 hours (no sooner than 6 hours) after the first dose
  • You should take valaciclovir for one day (two doses) only

Treatment of HSV infections of the skin and genital herpes

  • The usual dose is 500mg twice a day. For the first infection you should take VALAVIR for five days or for up to ten days if your doctor tells you to
  • For recurrent infection the duration of treatment is normally 3-5 days

Prevention of HSV infections from returning after you have had them

  • The usual dose is 250mg twice a day. Taking one 250mg tablet twice a day may give benefit to some people with frequent recurrences (instead of one 500mg tablet once a day)

Prevention of CMV (Cytomegalovirus) infection

  • The usual dose is 2000mg four times a day

If you take more VALAVIR

  • Talk to your doctor or go to nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take VALAVIR

  • If you forget to take this medicine, 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 VALAVIR

  • Consult your doctor before stop using this medicine
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Rapid development of symptoms including: flushing, itchy skin rash, swelling of the lips, face, neck and throat, causing difficulty in breathing (angiodema)
  • fall in blood pressure leading to collapse
  • headache
  • feeling sick
  • dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea
  • skin reaction after exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity)
  • rash
  • feeling confused or agitated
  • seeing or hearing things that aren’t there (hallucinations)
  • feeling very drowsy
  • tremors
  • reduction in the number of white blood cells (leucopenia)
  • reduction in the number of blood platelets which are cells that help blood to clot (thrombocytopenia)
  • increase in substances produced by the liver
  • unsteadiness when walking and lack of coordination (ataxia)
  • slow, slurred speech (dysarthria)
  • fits (convulsions)
  • altered brain function (encephalopathy)
  • unconsciousness (coma)
  • confused or disturbed thoughts
  • disorientation and confusion often accompanied by hallucinations (delirium)
  • kidney problems where you pass little or no urine
Additional Information


  • 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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