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Hevir 800mg Tab

By SH PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Acyclovir / Aciclovir(800.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-herpes

Medical Description

Hevir 800mg Tab 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 docto
r and in doses and duration as prescribed. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Hevir 800mg Tab

Hevir 800mg Tab 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 Hevir 800mg Tab

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

Side effects of Hevir 800mg Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Hevir 800mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Hevir 800mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Hevir 800mg Tab 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 Hevir 800mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Aciclovir passes into the breastmilk, thus consult your doctor before using the Hevir 800mg Tab during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Hevir 800mg Tab ?
A:
Hevir 800mg Tab 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 Hevir 800mg Tab ?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Hevir 800mg Tab . 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 Hevir 800mg Tab .

Mode of Action of Hevir 800mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Hevir 800mg Tab 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 Hevir 800mg Tab

Hevir 800mg Tab 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 op
timal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Hevir 800mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Hevir 800mg Tab 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
    gery or vaccination scheduled.
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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
    is medicine.
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  • Hevir 800mg Tab should be used with caution along with mycophenolate mofetil that is used for post-organ transplantation treatment.

Storage and disposal of Hevir 800mg Tab

  • Store the Hevir 800mg Tab in a dry place, protected from light, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Hevir 800mg Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea and vomiting. Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Hevir 800mg Tab or experience any symptoms

Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your medicines. If you have missed any dose of the Hevir 800mg Tab , take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dos
e and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Hevir 800mg Tab 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 Hevir 800mg Tab ?

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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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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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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