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Clovirax Dt 200mg Strip Of 5 Tablets

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Clovirax Dt 200 MG Description

Clovirax Dt Tablet is an anti-viral medicine. The active ingredient present is aciclovir (acyclovir) and it helps in stopping or killing of growth of viruses. It should be taken as directed by the doc...
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ContainsAcyclovir / Aciclovir(200.0 Mg)
UsesChicken pox, shingles, herpes infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-HERPES
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Uses of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

Clovirax Dt Tablet is used for the treatment of viral infections such as chickenpox, shingles, herpes infection, genital herpes (pain and blisters in private parts), etc.

Contraindications of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

If you are allergic to aciclovir or other ingredients present along with this medicine.

Side effects of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Clovirax Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Clovirax Dt Tablet during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks. If pregnancy detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Clovirax Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Aciclovir passes into the breastmilk, thus consult your doctor before using the Clovirax Dt Tablet during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Clovirax Dt Tablet?
A:
Clovirax Dt Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. It is recommended to avoid performing activites like driving and operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Clovirax Dt Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Clovirax Dt Tablet. Consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • It is recommended to drink plenty of water during the treatment with the Clovirax Dt Tablet.

Mode of Action of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Clovirax Dt Tablet works by interfering in the virus structure by inhibiting the enzyme required for its multiplication that results in stopping the growth and killing the viruses.

Directions for Use of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

Clovirax Dt Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for ...
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Interactions of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Clovirax Dt Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Medicines like probenecid (used in treating gout), cimetidine (used in treating stomach problems like ulcers), mycophenolate mofetil (used in Crohn's disease) should be used with caution along with th...
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  • Clovirax Dt Tablet should be used with caution along with mycophenolate mofetil that is used for post-organ transplantation treatment.

Storage and disposal of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

  • Store the Clovirax Dt Tablet in a dry place, protected from light, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Clovirax Dt 200 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea and vomiting. Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Clovirax Dt Tablet or experience any symptoms

Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your medicines. If you have missed any dose of the Clovirax Dt Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Clovirax Dt Tablet make you tired?

A: No, this medicine does not make you feel tired. You may feel dizzy and experience headaches, however not everyone gets these side effects.

Q: How long should I take Clovirax Dt Tablet?

A: Your treating doctor decides the duration of the treatment depending on the underlying condition and other parameters. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
CLOVIRAX DT
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 08:33 PM (IST)

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