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Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

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By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
5 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 154.00*
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Acyclovir / Aciclovir(800.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HERPES

Medical Description

Herpesafe 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 do...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

Herpesafe 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

Contraindications of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

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

Side effects of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

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

Precautions and Warnings of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Herpesafe Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Herpesafe 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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 Herpesafe Dt Tablet.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

How Does It Work?

Herpesafe 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

Herpesafe 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

Interactions of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Herpesafe 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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  • Herpesafe Dt Tablet should be used with caution along with mycophenolate mofetil that is used for post-organ transplantation treatment.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

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

Dosage of Herpesafe 800 Mg Tablet Dt 5

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea and vomiting. Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Herpesafe 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 Herpesafe Dt Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed ...
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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 Herpesafe 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 Herpesafe 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.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAcyclovir / Aciclovir(800.0 Mg)
UsesChicken pox, shingles, herpes infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:31 PM (IST)
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