VIRALEX Tablet 10's

Viral infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

VIRALEX TABLET contains Inosine Pranobex which belongs to the group of medicines called Antivirals. It is used to treat Herpes virus infection, Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. It is also used to treat genital warts in combination with other treatment such as podophyllin or carbon dioxide laser.

An infection caused by the Herpes simplex virus which usually causes lesions on oral mucosa, genitals and skin. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare complication of persistent measles infection that causes a progressive neurological disorder affecting the central nervous system (in children and young adults). A sexually transmitted disease caused by the virus human papilloma virus (HPV), resulting in a small lump or swelling on the genitals.

During treatment with VIRALEX TABLET your doctor might conduct blood test and urine test to determine the liver and kidney function.

VIRALEX TABLET is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gout and who have high uric acid levels in their blood. VIRALEX TABLET should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney disease, urolithiasis (type of kidney stones) and gall bladder stones. Consult your doctor before taking.

VIRALEX TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary. It is not known whether VIRALEX TABLET passes into milk during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking.

The most common side effects of taking VIRALEX TABLET are nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, increased uric acid levels, itching, skin rashes, headache, vertigo, fatigue or feeling unwell, joint pain, increased liver enzymes or increased blood urea nitrogen. Contact your doctor if you get any of the above side effects.

USES OF VIRALEX TABLET

Treats:

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  • Herpes simplex virus infection

HOW VIRALEX TABLET WORKS

VIRALEX TABLET works by enhances the immune system and increases the production of antibodies. It helps the body’s immune system to fight against viral diseases and also acts directly on the invading virus.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take VIRALEX TABLET as recommended by your doctor. Swallow the medicine with water and do not crush or chew the medicine. In case you are not able to take medicine crush it and mix the powder in water or any other favoured liquid and then drink the whole content. Consult your doctor before taking.

Your doctor will decide right dose and duration of medicine according to your body weight, age, and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF VIRALEX TABLET

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort
  • increased uric acid levels in blood and urine (causes gout and kidney stones)
  • itching, skin rashes
  • headache, vertigo, fatigue or feeling unwell
  • joint pain
  • increased liver enzymes and blood urea nitrogen (a measure of the amount of nitrogen in the blood)

UNCOMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • constipation
  • nervousness, drowsiness
  • insomnia
  • polyuria

RARE

Stop taking VIRALEX TABLET and immediately consult your doctor in case you experience:

  • severe allergic reactions such as breathing difficulty, swallowing difficulties, swelling of lips, face, throat, tongue, skin rashes, large itchy wheals on the skin, attacks of sneezing, runny nose and itching in eyes

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or Vomiting:

Take the medicine, with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy food. Contact your doctor if nausea and vomiting worsen.

Itchy skin:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin and do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when going outdoors or use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the skin. Contact your doctor if itching persists.

Constipation:

Eat more fibre rich foods such as vegetables, cereals and fresh fruits. Drink water and exercise regularly. Contact your doctor if constipation persists.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if the stomach pain did not improve.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if diarrhoea worsen.

Headache:

Rest and relax. Drink plenty of water and electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if needed. Do not consume alcohol. Contact your doctor if your headache did not improve.

Drowsiness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operate machinery if you feel drowsiness. Avoid alcohol consumption as it aggravates drowsiness. Contact your doctor if drowsiness worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

VIRALEX TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking VIRALEX TABLET.

BREASTFEEDING

It is not known whether VIRALEX TABLET passes into breastmilk during use. Consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

VIRALEX TABLET have no known effect on the ability to drive or use machines.

KIDNEY

VIRALEX TABLET should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney disease and urolithiasis (type of kidney stones). Consult your doctor before taking VIRALEX TABLET.

ALLERGY

Do not take VIRALEX TABLET if you are allergic to Inosine pranobex, gluten, wheat or other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

VIRALEX TABLET is not recommended for use if you have:

  • gout
  • increased uric acid in blood

Before taking VIRALEX TABLET inform your doctor if you have:

  • gallbladder stones
  • coeliac disease

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and severity of the condition.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking VIRALEX TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • immunosuppressants (medicine used for suppressing immune response in organ transplant patients)
  • zidovudine (medicine used in treatment of HIV patients)
  • xanthine oxidase inhibitors such as allopurinol (medicines used for treatment of gout)
  • uricosuric agents such as probenecid (medicine used to promote excretion of uric acid)
  • diuretics such as chlorothiazide, furosemide (medicines used to maintain sodium and water balance in body)

Overdosage:

In case you or anybody else accidentally takes too much of VIRALEX TABLET consult the doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Inosine Pranobex
Pharmacological Category :   Antivirals
Therapeutic Indication :  

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE), Herpes virus infection,Genital warts (in combination with other medicines)

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep VIRALEX TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT VIRALEX TABLET

How can I take VIRALEX TABLET?

Take VIRALEX TABLET as recommended by your doctor. Swallow the medicine with water and do not crush or chew the medicine. In case you are not able to take medicine crush it and mix the powder in water or any other favoured liquid and then drink the whole content. Your doctor will decide right dose and duration of medicine according to your body weight, age, and disease condition.

What is Viral infection?

Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves.

In what conditions I cannot use VIRALEX TABLET?

VIRALEX TABLET is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gout and who have high uric acid levels in their blood, Allergic history to inosine pranobex, gluten, wheat. Consult your doctor before taking.

What are side effects of VIRALEX TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking VIRALEX TABLET are nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, increased uric acid levels, itching, skin rashes, headache, vertigo, fatigue or feeling unwell, joint pain, increased liver enzymes, increased blood urea nitrogen. Contact your doctor if you get any side effects.

What does VIRALEX TABLET treat?

VIRALEX TABLET contains Inosine Pranobex which belongs to the group of medicines called Antivirals. It is used for treatment of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE), Herpes simplex virus infection. VIRALEX TABLET is also used to treat genital warts in combination with other treatment such as podophyllin or carbon dioxide laser.

REFERENCES

1. Crispan Scully. Fundamental principles of patient management. Oral and Maxillofacial medicine. The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment. 3rd edition. 2013. Page-62.

2. Jiri Sliva, Chrysoula N. Pantzartzi, Martin Votava, Martin Votava. Inosine Pranobex: A Key Player in the Game Against a Wide Range of Viral Infections and Non-Infectious Diseases. June 2019. [Accessed 5th September 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6822865/

3. Zoe Rocke, Mariya Belyayeva. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis. National Centre for Biotechnology. NLM. National Institute of Health. Statpearls. July 2022. [Accessed on 5th September 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK560673/#article-29604.s9

4. Kora Healthcare. Electronic Medicines Compendium. [Revised in March 2022] [Accessed on 5th September 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2824/smpc

5. Kora Healthcare. Inosine Pranobex. [Revised in June 2020] [Accessed on 5th September 2022] https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00057022.PDF

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Serum uric acid
  • Urine uric acid levels
  • Complete blood count
  • Liver function test
  • Kidney function test

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VIRALEX Tablet 10's

VIRALEX Tablet 10's Mkt: Themis Medicare Ltd

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