Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets
Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets
Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets
Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets
Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets

Valcivir 500mg Strip Of 3 Tablets

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Medical Description

Valcivir 500 mg tablet contains Valaciclovir (or Valacyclovir) as its active component, which belongs to a group of medicines known as antivirals. It is used to treat viral infections like shingles, c...
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Product Summary

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ContainsValacyclovir / Valaciclovir(500.0 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-HERPES
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Uses of Valcivir 500 MG

Valcivir 500 mg tablet is useful in treating viral infections like cold sores, shingles (Herpes zoster infection), genital herpes (pain and blisters in private parts), etc.

Contraindications of Valcivir 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Valaciclovir or any other ingredients of Valcivir 500 mg tablet.
  • If you have previously ever developed an allergic reaction or rash followed by fever, enlarged lymph nodes, increased liver enzymes and an increase in a type of white blood cells (eosinophilia) in you...
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Side effects of Valcivir 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes, itching
  • Light sensitivity

Precautions and Warnings of Valcivir 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Valcivir 500 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Valcivir 500 mg tablet during pregnancy as there is limited information available. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if it is essential and the benefits overweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Valcivir 500 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Valaciclovir passes into breast milk, hence you should be cautious while using Valcivir 500 mg tablet during breastfeeding. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Valcivir 500 mg tablet?
A:
Valcivir 500 mg tablet may cause dizziness as a side effect, hence you should either avoid or be cautious while driving a vehicle or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Valcivir 500 mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • You have a weak immune system.
  • You develop flu-like symptoms, rash with fever, enlarged lymph nodes, elevated liver enzymes seen in your blood tests and an increase in eosinophilia (a type of white blood cells) after taking Valcivi...
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  • If you have genital herpes (pain and blisters in private parts) or are taking Valcivir 500 mg tablet to treat it, you should avoid having intercourse or use proper protective measures, so as to preven...
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  • You need to drink a lot of water while you are on treatment with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Valcivir 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Valaciclovir in Valcivir 500 mg tablet works by killing or stopping the growth of the virus in the body, thus stopping the spread of infection and help you heal faster.

Directions for Use of Valcivir 500 MG

Valcivir 500 mg 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 can be taken with or without food. It is esse...
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Interactions of Valcivir 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Valcivir 500 mg tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if y...
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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), tenofovir (used in hepatitis B and to pr...
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  • This medicine should be used with caution along with medicines that affect your kidneys like Amphotericin B, Cidofovir, Cisplatin, methotrexate, pentamidine, foscarnet, tacrolimus, etc.

Interactions with food items

Store Valcivir 500 mg tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unus...
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Storage and disposal of Valcivir 500 MG

Store Valcivir 500 mg tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unus...
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Dosage of Valcivir 500 MG

Overdose

An Overdose of Valcivir 500 mg tablet may cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, agitation, lack of consciousness, kidney-related problems and coma. Seek urgent medical help ...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Valcivir 500 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensat...
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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: What is the use of Valcivir 500 mg tablet?

A: Valcivir 500 mg tablet is used to treat viral infections like cold sores, shingles (Herpes zoster infection), genital herpes (pain and blisters in private parts), etc.

Q: How to take Valcivir 500 mg tablet?

A: Valcivir 500 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: How long should I take Valcivir 500 mg tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Valcivir 500 mg tablet will depend on the cause of illness and your body's response to the treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Valcivir 500 mg tablet effective?

A: Valcivir 500 mg tablet is effective if the correct dose is taken for the exact duration as advised by your doctor. If you stop taking the medicine before completing the treatment, your symptoms may return.
Product Details
Brand
VALCIVIR
Expires on or After
30/08/2024
Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:15 AM (IST)
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