Acyclovir 200 mg № 20 tablets
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Aciclovir 200 mg antiviral tablets. Cold sore. Herpes
Active ingredient: Acicllovir - 200 mg.
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, polyvinylpyrrolidone, indigo carmine, magnesium stearate, sodium starch glycolate, purified water.
The antiviral drug, a synthetic analogue of the acyclic purine nucleoside having a highly selective effect on herpes viruses.
Treatment of infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by Herpes simplex viruses types I and II, both primary and secondary, including genital herpes.
Prevention of relapse of relapsing infections caused by Herpes simplex viruses types I and II, in patients with a normal immune status.
Prevention of primary and recurrent infections caused by Herpes simplex viruses types I and II, in immunocompromised patients.
In the complex treatment of patients with severe immunodeficiency: HIV infection (AIDS stage, the early clinical manifestations and detailed clinical picture), and in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation.
Treatment of primary and recurrent infections caused by the virus Varicella zoster (chickenpox and shingles - Herpes zoster).
Hypersensitivity to Acicllovir , ganciclovir or to any excipient of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated during lactation.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Acicllovir crosses the placental barrier and accumulates in breast milk. Application during pregnancy is possible only when the intended benefits to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. If you want to receive acyclovir lactation require interruption of breastfeeding.
Dosing and Administration
Set individually, depending on the severity of the disease.
In the treatment of infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by Herpes simplex type I and II, adults and children over 2 years of drug prescribed at 200 mg 5 times a day for 5 days with a 4-hour intervals during the day and 8 hours intervals overnight. In more severe cases, treatment may be extended by a doctor. In the combined therapy in patients with severe immunodeficiency, including the developed clinical picture of HIV infection (including early clinical manifestations of HIV infection and AIDS stage) after implantation of bone marrow administered 400 mg 5 times a day.
To prevent a recurrence of infections caused by Herpes simplex viruses types I and II, in patients with a normal immune status and disease recurrence prescribed 200 mg four times a day, every 6 hours.
For the prevention of infections caused by Herpes simplex virus type I and II, the adults and children over 2 years old immunocompromised, the drug is recommended to appoint 200 mg 4 times a day, every 6 hours, maximum dose - 400 mg of Acicllovir 5 times a day Depending on the severity of the infection.
In the treatment of infections caused by Varicella zoster, adult appoint 800 mg five times a day every 4 hours during the day and 8 hour intervals for a night. The duration of treatment 7-10 days. Children over 2 years appoint 20 mg / kg 4 times a day for 5 days, for children weighing more than 40 kg of drug administered in the same dosage as adults.
In the treatment of infections caused by Herpes zoster, adult appoint 800 mg four times a day, every 6 hours for 5 days.