Acivir is indicated for your treatment of hsv simplex virus infections of your skin and mucous membrane, including:
- After bone marrow transplantation;
- Herpes zoster (shingles) infections;
- Initial and recurrent genital herpes suppression of recurrent Herpes simplex infections in immuno-competent patients;
- Management of severely immunocompromised;
- Namely those that have HIV disease;
- Prophylaxis of Herpes simplex infection in immunocompromised patients;
- Varicella infections (chickenpox).
Use Acivir as directed from your doctor.
Ask your doctor any questions you could have regarding how to use Acivir.
Store Acivir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Acivir out of the reach of kids and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines may cause negative effects, however, many folks have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check along with your doctor if any of these most common unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical help without delay if all of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood inside urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a whole list of all unwanted side effects that may occur. If you've questions on negative effects, contact your health care provider. Call a medical expert for medical advice about unwanted side effects.
Do NOT use Acivir if:
Some medical ailments may communicate with Acivir. Tell your physician or pharmacist when you have any health conditions, particularly if any of the following affect you:
Some medicines may talk with Acivir. Tell your doctor if you're taking another medicines, especially any in the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your medical provider if Acivir may connect to other medicines which you take. Check with your health care provider prior to starting, stop, or affect the dose from a medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.