Zovirax Syrup 100ml

Viral infections Rx required

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MRP ₹141.12
(Inclusive of all taxes) * Mkt: Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd * Country of Origin: India * Delivery charges if applicable will be applied at checkout

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What is ZOVIRAX?

  • ZOVIRAX contains Acyclovir which belongs to a group of medicines known as antivirals

Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What ZOVIRAX is used for?

ZOVIRAX is used:

  • to treat herpes and other viral infections caused by the herpes virus (varicella zoster) such as chickenpox and shingles
  • to prevent recurrent attacks of herpes simplex
  • to prevent those who have low immune systems from getting herpes 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 other ingredients in this medicine
  • have kidney problems
  • are over 65 years of age
  • Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding
  • ZOVIRAX can be used in children and adolescents as recommended by your doctor
  • You may feel drowsy or sleepy while taking this medicine that 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 or have recently taken any of the following medicines:

  • probenecid - used for gout
  • cimetidine - used for stomach acid
  • mycophenolate mofetil - used after transplant operations
  • Take this medicine as your doctor has told you
  • Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine
  • Always shake the bottle before use
  • Your doctor will decide the dose depending on your age and health condition

The usual doses are given below. These may be changed by your doctor:

Adults

Herpes Simplex

  • This medicine is the most appropriate treatment for Herpes Simplex
  • Take for at least 5 days
  • One 5ml spoonful (200mg), five times each day
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)

Shingles and Chickenpox

  • Take for 7 days
  • Four 5ml spoonfuls (800mg), five times each day
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)

Children

Herpes Simplex

  • Take for at least 5 days

Children over 2 years

  • One 5ml spoonful (200mg), five times each day
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)

Children under 2 years

  • 5ml of suspension (100mg), five times each day
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)

Chickenpox

  • Take for 5 days

Age 6 and above

  • Four 5ml spoonfuls (800mg), four times each day

Age 2 to 5 years

  • Two 5ml spoonfuls (400mg), four times each day

Under 2 years

  • One 5ml spoonful (200mg), four times each day

Elderly and people with kidney problems

  • Your doctor may decide to lower your dose if you are elderly or have kidney problems

If you take more ZOVIRAX

  • Talk to your doctor or go to your nearest hospital straight away

If you forget to take ZOVIRAX

  • Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for a forgotten dose
  • Take your next dose as soon as you remember, then go on as before
  • However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose

If you stop taking ZOVIRAX

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

Allergic reactions such as,

  • skin rash, flaking skin, boils or sore lips and mouth
  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat or difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • sudden wheezing, fluttering or tightness of the chest
  • headaches
  • feeling dizzy, very tired
  • diarrhoea
  • itching
  • skin rash that happens in people who are oversensitive to sunlight
  • fever
  • skin rashes (causing itchiness or redness)
  • hair loss
  • shortness of breath
  • changes in the results of blood tests such as a fall in the number of white blood cells
  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat
  • blood disorders such as nose bleeds, bruising more easily than usual, sore throat, high temperatures or chills, mouth ulcers and unusual tiredness
  • feeling weak or agitated
  • seeing or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations)
  • fits
  • feeling sleepy
  • difficulty in controlling your movements or speech
  • feeling confused
  • loss of consciousness
  • liver problems marked by yellowing of your skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • kidney failure (which usually returns to normal)
  • pain in your lower back, the kidney area of your back or above your hip (renal pain)
Additional Information
Storage

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

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    120
    Ingredient
    ACYCLOVIR 400MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Zovirax Syrup 100ml

Zovirax Syrup 100ml Mkt: Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.141.12
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