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Virax 800mg Tablet

By KLM LABORATORIES PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Virax 800 MG Description

Virax 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 doctor an...
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ContainsAcyclovir / Aciclovir(800.0 Mg)
UsesChicken pox, shingles, herpes infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-HERPES
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Uses of Virax 800 MG

Virax 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 Virax 800 MG

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

Side effects of Virax 800 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Virax 800 MG

Pregnancy

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Virax Tablet?
A:
Virax 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 Virax Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and the Virax 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 Virax Tablet.

Mode of Action of Virax 800 MG

How Does It Work?

Virax 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 Virax 800 MG

Virax 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 optima...
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Interactions of Virax 800 MG

Interactions with other medicines

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

Storage and disposal of Virax 800 MG

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

Dosage of Virax 800 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea and vomiting. Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Virax 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 Virax Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose an...
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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 Virax 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 Virax 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
VIRAX
Expires on or After
01/10/2022

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