Zenclovir 400 mg
Zenclovir 800 mg
Zenclovir contain Aciclovir, an antiviral agent used to treat infection with herpes simplex virus that cause cold sores (HSV-1), genital herpes (HSV-II) and shingles or herpes zoster (varicella virus); to relieve painful symptoms and help heal blisters; also to prevent recurrent infection.
Zenclovir is used to treat infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by herpes virus, including initial and recurrent genital herpes, cold sores and shingles (herpes zoster), to relieve painful symptoms and help heal blisters and sores caused by the infection. Zenclovir is used for the suppression (prevention of recurrences) of recurrent herpes simplex infections in people with an active immune system and for prevention (prophylaxis) of herpes simplex infections in immunocompromised patients. Zenclovir is also used to prevent infection with other viruses in the herpes group of viruses in people who are immunocompromised, such as Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection following immunosuppression for a bone marrow transplant. In people with advanced HIV infection and very low white cell counts (CD4 < 50/microL) Zenclovir can be used, in conjunction with another antiviral drug to help with the management severe AIDS.
You should take your Zenclovir with a glass of water with or without food and the usual dose is every 6 hours (4-5 times a day), depending on what you are being treated for and your doctors recommendations. Treatment with should begin as soon as possible after the first appearance of symptoms (such as tingling, burning, blisters). Your course of treatment may last for 5 10 days for an initial infection or several months depending on your condition and whether you are taking Zenclovir for initial or recurrent infection or for prevention.
If you miss a dose of Zenclovir take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
The most commonly reported side effects when using Zenclovir include: skin rash, gastric upset, headache, dizziness and change in liver function tests, especially with long term therapy. Less common side effects include mild reversible neurological reactions and fatigue.
You should not use Zenclovir if you: are allergic to aciclovir or any ingredients in Zenclovir; are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding; have kidney disease, liver disease any blood condition or conditions affecting your brain; taking other medication that interacts with Zenclovir, including probenecid (a treatment for gout) or diuretics for fluid retention.
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